Economics & Business Administration

Economics Major

The student who wishes to major in economics must complete 39 semester hours of course work in the Department, plus four hours of Mathematics 213 (Differential Calculus). The courses listed below under Sophomore Year and Junior Year are required for the major. In addition, students in the economics major must take an additional 18 credit hours in upper level economic courses (300 and above) as listed below. Students may declare a major in economics and enroll in junior and senior level courses only after successfully completing all sophomore year courses listed below. Grades in all courses must be "C-" or better for successful completion.

Sophomore Year: These four courses are required for a major in economics and must be successfully completed before taking upper level economic courses.

  • ECO 202 Principles of Microeconomics
  • ECO 203 Principles of Macroeconomics
  • ECO 206 Business and Economics Statistics
  • MTH 213 Differential Calculus

Junior Year: These four courses are required for a major in economics.

  • ECO 303 Intermediate Microeconomics
  • ECO 304 Intermediate Macroeconomics
  • ECO 355 History of Economic Thought I
  • ECO 356 History of Economic Thought II

Junior/Senior Year: 18 additional hours of courses in Economics numbered 300 and above.