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Undergraduate Program

Degree Requirements

Bachelor of Arts/ Science in Economics—Total Semester Credit Hours=120

  • University Core Curriculum (44 hrs.)
  • A minimum grade-point average of 2.0 in upper-division economics courses, including a 2.0

average in a minimum of 12 upper division hours of economics taken at this university. No
grade below "C" in any economics course will be accepted for graduation.

  • Twelve hours of preparation comprised of:
    • MATH 1314 or MATH 1324 (may be part of Core Curriculum)
    • MATH 1342 and MATH 1325 (may be part of Core Curriculum)
    • COSC 1307 or 3309
  • A minimum of 30 hours in economics, of which 24 must be upper division, as follows:
    • ECON 2301 and 2302
    • ECON 3314 and 3317
    • ECON 4320 (required of all majors and should be taken in senior year)
  • Upper division economics chosen with advisor approval. (18 hours of which 6 hours may include finance courses.)

Total 30 Sem. Credit Hrs.

  • A minor of 18 hours in a discipline or guided electives, 12 hours of which must be upper division, designed to support the economics major chosen in consultation with the student's advisor
  • FOR THE BACHELOR OF ARTS DEGREE: at least four semesters of a single foreign language or a satisfactory grade on a written examination approved by the Department of Social Sciences
  • Electives
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