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2014-2015
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DEGREE: BACHELOR OF ARTS
MAJOR: ECONOMICS


CURRICULUM CREDITS
UNIVERSITY REQUIREMENTS

ENGL 110 Critical Reading and Writing 3
(minimum grade C-)

First Year Experience (FYE) BUAD 110 Basics of Business 3
Students that completed an FYE prior to becoming an Economics major are not required to take BUAD 110.
University Breadth Requirement
Creative Arts and Humanities 3
History and Cultural Change 3
Social and Behavioral Sciences 3
Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Technology 3

Discovery Learning Experience (DLE) 3

Multicultural Courses 3
Three credits in an approved course or courses stressing multicultural, ethnic, and/or gender-related course content.

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS
Arts & Sciences Second Writing Requirement: (minimum grade C-) 3
An Arts & Sciences second writing course involving significant writing experience including two papers with a combined minimum of 3,000 words to be submitted for extended faculty critique of both composition and content. This course must be taken after completion of 60 credit hours. Appropriate writing courses are designated in the semester's course offerings. Only the specific sections designated within each academic term will satisfy the second writing requirement. Please check the UDSIS registration system to ascertain whether a particular course section will be offered as a second writing course.

Language Requirement 3-4
Completion of the intermediate-level course (107 or 112) in a given foreign language. Students with four or more years of high school work in a single foreign language may attempt to fulfill the requirement in that language by taking an examination.

Mathematics Requirement (minimum grade C-)
One of the following: 3-4
MATH 114 College Mathematics and Statistics (for students who do not intend to continue the study of mathematics)
MATH 115 Pre-Calculus (for students who intend to continue the study of mathematics)
MATH 117 Pre-Calculus for Scientists and Engineers
MATH 221 Calculus I
MATH 241 Analytic Geometry and Calculus A
Both of the following:
MATH 201 Introduction to Statistics I 3
MATH 202 Introduction to Statistics II 3

Breadth Requirements
Courses used to fulfill the University Bradth Requirement above may also be used to fulfill the Economics Breadth Requirements.
Creative Arts and Humanities 9
  Nine credits representing at least two areas.

History and Cultural Change 9
  Nine credits representing at least two areas.

Social and Behavioral Sciences 3
  Cannot be satisfied by an Economics course.

Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Technology 7
  At least one course must have an associated laboratory.

Economics Requirement (minimum grade C-)
ECON 101 Introduction to Microeconomics: Prices and Markets 3
ECON 103 Introduction to Macroeconomics: Natiional Economy 3
ECON 303 Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory 3
ECON 300 Intermediate Microeconomic Theory 3
or
ECON 301 Quantitative Microeconomic Theory

Additional Economics Courses (minimum grade C-) 18

Six additional Economics courses at or above the 300-level, at least two of which are at or above the 400-level.
                                                                             
Credit will be allowed for only ONE the following courses: ECON 251, ECON 255, ECON 300 or ECON 301.

 Credit will not be allowed for both courses of any of the following sets of corresponding courses:  ECON 332   and ECON 433; ECON 344 and ECON 444; ECON 360 and ECON 463; ECON 381 and ECON 483; ECON 390 and ECON 490; ECON 415 and ECON 422.


Related Work Requirement 9

Nine credits chosen from any 300-level or higher courses in Accounting, Anthropology, Business Administration, Computer Sciences (except CIS 355 and CISC 356), Finance, Geography, History, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, and Statistics. Also acceptable are ACCT 207, ACCT 208, any 200-level or above MISY courses, MATH 221 or MATH 241 and any 200-level or above Mathematics course requiring calculus as a pre-requisite except MATH 308.

ELECTIVES

After required courses are completed, sufficient credits must be taken to meet the minimum credits required for the degree. No more than three credits can be from HESC/BHAN 120.

CREDITS TO TOTAL A MINIMUM OF 120




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