(20) additional credits in Economics courses
- No more than 8 additional credits at the 200-level, and
- No fewer than 8 credits at the 400-level.
- ECON - 111 and ECON - 112 are normally taken in the
freshman year and are prerequisites for ECON - 311 and ECON - 312 .
Economics 101 and 102 can also be taken to fulfill these requirements
with additional class credit from other major courses.
- ECON - 311 and ECON - 312 are prerequisites for many
upper division courses in Economics and should be taken as soon as
- Students are advised to combine a Foundation Program
with one of the four Areas of Emphasis as the best way to meet the
upper-division course requirements.
Learning Goals/Outcomes for the B.A. in Economics
Students who complete the B.A. in Economics will be able to:
- Understand economic terminology and the fundamental
theoretical approaches of the discipline.
- Employ economic reasoning and theory to analyze the
structure of economic events and problems.
- Employ economic reasoning and theory to analyze
important government policy responses and their impacts on the economy.