Degree or Program Details


Economics Major

This major prepares students for graduate work or to enter the field as professional economists. Students also frequently use this major as the basis for entry into professional schools such as law, business and public administration, while others directly enter careers in business or government.

The economics major requires a 2.00 or higher grade point average for all economics courses. In addition, only courses passed with a C- or higher will be counted toward a major or minor. Any exception must be requested by petition to the department.

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Total Credits Required for Degree 124

Liberal Studies 30-40
Health Promotion Requirements 2

Required Courses in Major 32
Economics Electives 16
     MA 161 Calculus I (4 cr.) [III] * and/or
    *May be counted as electives toward the economics major. 

Minor 20