As a student in the Economics Program, you will develop a solid knowledge base in economic theory and policy formation and have the unique opportunity to work in other disciplines to formulate integrated approaches to problem solving.  While not required, students are encouraged to develop competency in the computer and information technologies so critical to empirical analysis.


In addition to the requirements for the School of Arts and Sciences, the Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics requires a minimum of 36 and a maximum of 42 credits in Economics.  These courses must include:
  • Principles of Microeconomics
  • Principles of Macroeconomics
  • Environmental Economics
  • Money and Banking
  • International Economics
  • Independent Study
  • Mathematics for the Social Sciences
  • Elementary Statistics
  • Junior Reading Seminar
  • Senior Research Seminar
  • Independent Study culminating in the completion of the required senior thesis
  • Senior Thesis


The Self in Context 3.0 cr.
Principles of Microeconomics 3.0 cr.
Writing (by placement) 3.0 cr.
Mathematics (by placement) 3.0 cr.
Liberal Arts Core Program 3.0 cr.
Physical Education 0.0 cr.
  15.0 cr.
Principles of Macroeconomics 3.0 cr.
Writing 3.0 cr.
Liberal Arts Core Program 9.0 cr.
Physical Education 0.0 cr.
  15.0 cr.



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