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2014-2015
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DEGREE: BACHELOR OF ARTS
MAJOR: ECONOMICS EDUCATION


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 and FYE prior to becoming an Economics major are not required to take BUAD 110.

University Breadth Requirement  (Minimum grade C-)
Creative Arts and Humanities 3
History and Cultural Change 3
Social and Behavioral Sciences 3
Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Techonology 3

Discovery Learning Experience (DLE) 0-4

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


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 satisy 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.

Breadth Requirement
Courses used to fulfill the University Breadth Requirement above may also be used to fulfill the Economics Breadth Requirements.
Creative Arts and Humanities 9
Nine credits representing at least two departments. 
History and Cultural Change 9
 Nine credits representing at least two areas. Can select courses that my simultaneously fulfill additional non-business requirements below.
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 Introductory Microeconomics: Prices and Markets 3
ECON 103 Introductory Macroeconomics: National Economy 3
ECON 300 Intermediate Microeconomic Theory 3
or
ECON 301 Quantitative Microeconomic Theory 3
ECON 303 Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory 3

Six additional Economics courses at or above the 300-level, at least two of which are at or above the 400-level. 18
Credit will be allowed for only ONE of the following courses: ECON 251, ECON 255, ECON 300 and 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.
Mathematics Requirement (minimum grade C-) 3-4
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
or
MATH 241 Analytic Geometry and Calculus A

Language Requirement
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.


Professional Studies (all courses require a C- minimum grade) and may be used to satisfy the University Breadth Requirement.
GEOG 120 World Regional Geography 3
HIST 104 World History II 3
HIST 206 United States History since 1865 3
POSC 150 Introduction to American Politics 3

Additional credits as follows: 15
Six credits in Political Science (POSC), 6 credits in Geography (GEOG), 3 credits in History (HIST)

EDUC 413 Adolescent Development and Educational Psychology 4
EDUC 414 Teaching Exceptional Adolescents 3
EDUC 419 Diversity in Secondary Education 3
HIST 491 Planning a Course of Instruction 3
HIST 493 Seminar: Problems in Teaching History and Social Sciences 3
EDUC 420 Reading in the Content Areas 1-3
EDUC 400 Student Teaching 9
HIST 492 Integrating Instructional Technolgy into Social Sciences Teaching 1


To be eligible to student teach, Economics Education students must have a GPA of 3.0 in their major and an overall GPA of 2.75. They must also pass a teacher competency test as established by the University Council on Teacher Education. Students must consult with the Social Studies education program coordinator to obtain the student teaching application and other information concerning student teaching policies.

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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