The Bachelor of Science in Economics requires you to complete a minimum of 120 credits.
If you are a transfer student, the number of credits you must take will vary according to the courses that transfer into the economics program. Once you are admitted to the program, your assigned academic adviser can help you select the remaining required courses.
A student enrolled in this major must receive a grade of C or better in all courses required for the major.
Prescribed Courses (18 credits)
Additional Courses (select 7–8 credits)
Supporting Courses and Related Areas (select 30 credits)
- Select 18 credits in economics 300- or 400-level with department approval, including at least 9 credits at the 400 level
- Select 3 credits in Social and Behavioral Sciences
- Select 6 credits in Arts, Humanities, Social and Behavioral Sciences
- Select 3 credits in Quantification
Courses should be selected from the department Supporting Courses list.
Additional 400-level courses are being developed. Please check with your adviser about their availability.
General Education Requirements
Some General Education requirements may be satisfied by courses required for the major. Students should work with an adviser to select courses.
- Arts (GA): 6 credits
- Humanities (GH): 6 credits
- Health and Wellness (GHW): 3 credits
- Natural Sciences (GN): 9 credits
- Social and Behavioral Sciences (GS): 6 credits
- Writing and Speaking (GWS): 9 credits
A student must receive a grade of C or better in GWS courses.
- Quantification (GQ): 6 credits
A student must receive a grade of C or better in GQ courses.
- Integrative Studies: 6 credits
This requirement only applies to students starting in summer 2018 or later. Learn more about the Integrative Studies options and consult your academic adviser when choosing courses to fulfill these requirements. Integrative Studies credits may be completed within the thirty Knowledge Domain credits and must be completed with either Inter-domain or Linked courses, not a combination of both.
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