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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