The Economics Major prepares students to identify and develop solutions for problems confronting businesses, financial firms, non-profit organizations, and government. Our students are well prepared to pursue many different career options over their lifetime in areas of specific interests to them and are well prepared for graduate study, law, policy analysis, financial analysis, and management. View the requirements of the Economics Major.
A student in any discipline other than accounting may complete a minor in Economics upon satisfactorily fulfilling the requirements. View the requirements of the Economics Minor.
What can you do with a degree in Economics?
- City Manager
- Research Analyst
- Financial Planner
- Stock broker
Learn more about careers in Economics
Major Requirements for the B.A. in Economics
Foundation Courses: ECON 204, ECON 211, ECON 212, ECON 311, ECON 312
Electives: 20 hours chosen from: ECON 305, ECON 324W, ECON 329, ECON 335, ECON 340, ECON 343W, ECON 351S, ECON 361, ECON 395/396, ECON 411
Capstone Experience: ECON 452, ECON 461
Total Hours in Economics: 46
Supportive Requirement (cannot be taken Pass/Fail): MATH 109 (4 credits) or higher
Minor Requirements in Economics
Required: ECON 204, ECON 211, ECON 212, ECON 311 or ECON 312
Elective: 4 credit hours 300-level or above