B.A. in Economics
Business and government agencies must constantly allocate resources, analyze economic trends and forecast financial changes.
Looking for an Arts degree? We’ve got it covered.
Even though the B.A. in Economics is conferred by the College of Arts and Sciences, the Cook School’s economics department has helped craft the coursework for this degree so that it still teaches you to apply theory and problem-solving skills while balancing public policy with the choices faced by today’s society.
B.A. in Economics
The Bachelor of Arts in Economics through the College of Arts & Sciences requires fifteen (15) hours of coursework beyond MATH 1320, ECON 1900, ECON 3010, ECON 3120, ECON 3140, and OPM 2070. This is in addition to meeting the requirements for the Core Curriculum of the College of Arts & Sciences. Students with a major in economics must maintain a 2.0 GPA in courses for the economics major.
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Eighteen hours (3 credit hours each):
|MATH 1320 or 1510||Survey of Calculus or Calculus I||MATH 1200|
|ECON 1900||Principles of Economics||MATH 1200|
|ECON 3010||Introduction to Econometerics||ECON 1900 & OPM 2070|
|ECON 3120||Intermediate Macroeconomics||ECON 1900, MATH 1320 or MATH 1510 or higher level Calculus course|
|ECON 3140||Intermediate Microeconomics||ECON 1900, MATH 1320 or MATH 1510 or higher level Calculus course|
|OPM 2070||Introductory Business Statistics||MATH 1200|
Fifteen hours chosen from the following (3 credit hours each):
|ECON 3790||Economies of Latin America||ECON 1900|
|ECON 4080||Industrial Organizations||ECON 3140*|
|ECON 4120||Law and Economics||ECON 3120*, ECON 3140*; MGT 2180 highly recommend|
|ECON 4160||History of Economic Analysis||ECON 3120*, ECON 3140* or permission of department chair.|
|ECON 4200||Money and Banking||ECON 3120*|
|ECON 4300||International Trade||ECON 3120*, ECON 3140* or permission of department chair|
|ECON 4310||Exchange Rates and the Global Economy||ECON 3120*|
|ECON 4400||Labor Economics||ECON 3140*|
|ECON 4450||Economies of International Migration||ECON 3140*|
|ECON 4500||Sports Economics||ECON 3140* & OPM 2070|
|ECON 4560||Economic Development||ECON 3140*|
|ECON 4600||Public Finance||ECON 3140*|
|ECON 4650||Public Choice and Political Economy||ECON 3140*|
|ECON 4700||Health Economics||ECON 3140*|
|ECON 4770||Advanced Econometrics||ECON 3010, ECON 3120*, ECON 3140*|
|ECON 4930||Special Topics in Economics||Varies by course|
* MATH 1320, MATH 1510, or higher level Calculus course is a prerequisite for ECON 3120 and ECON 3140