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The Economics major is designed to help students develop skills in analysis and decision making by becoming thoroughly grounded in the principles of economic reasoning.

Through this major you will gain an understanding of the economic relationships, forces, and patterns that influence the economic order on a global as well as national basis. And you will learn to apply economic analysis to a wide range of social and economic issues.

The economics major provides a broad and versatile base of preparation that is ideal for a life-long career in business, government, law, public policy, or other professional tracks. It also provides excellent background for further graduate study in economics, business administration, or law.

For a full list of courses, please consult the course catalog >

Required Courses for Economics Major

  • Microeconomics
  • Macroeconomics
  • Intermediate Microeconomics
  • Intermediate Macroeconomics
  • Calculus
  • Statistics
  • Econometrics
  • Senior Seminar

12 Hours of Economics Major Electives

Any of the following electives:

  • Econ 345 Money and Banking
  • Econ 361 Evolution of the Global Economy
  • Econ 362 Wealth and Poverty of Nations
  • Econ 364 Health Economics
  • Econ365 Economic Development & Growth
  • Econ 366 International Economics
  • Econ 376 Game Theory
  • Econ 378 Economics of Labor & Poverty
  • Econ 394 Advanced Econometrics
  • Internship
  • Independent Study