Majors, Minors & Requirements

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Requirements for a Major in Economics

A total of forty-eight (48) credits as follows:

  1. Economics 100, 201, 202, 290, 420, 486.
  2. Twenty credits from Economics 250, 265, 305, 310, 311, 312, 317, 318, 323, 331, 339, 345, 349, 360, 407; Math 342.
  3. Mathematics 115 or 121. (For graduate study, Math 121 and 122 should be considered.)
  4. Recommended: Mathematics 121, 122. Students planning on attending graduate school should consider the Mathematics and Economics interdisciplinary major.

Requirements for a Minor in Economics

A total of twenty (20) credits in Economics as follows:

  1. Economics 100, 201, 202.
  2. Eight credits from Economics 250, 265, 290, 305, 310, 311, 312, 317, 318, 323, 331, 339, 345, 349, 360, 407, 420.

Honors in Economics

  1. Requirements for a major in Economics.
  2. Economics 495-496 (instead of Economics 486).
  3. A substantial research paper in an area of special interest to the candidate.
  4. An oral examination on the research paper.

All honors students must meet eligibility criteria established for the Honors Program.

 

REQUIREMENTS FOR A MAJOR IN ECONOMICS/COMMERCE AND BUSINESS
A total of sixty-four (64) credits as follows:
1. Economics 100, 201, 202, 290, 420, 486.
2. Business 241, 243, 351, 361, 371, 486.
3. One course from Economics 205, 210, 265, 312, 323, 331, 339, 407.
4. One course from each of two of the following areas:
a. Accounting: Business 341.
b. Finance: Business 452, 454, 485.
c. Management: Business 463, 466.
d. Marketing: Business 472, 473, 485.
e. Business 483.
5. Mathematics 115 or 121.
6. Recommended: Mathematics 107; Philosophy 304; Political Science 218; Interdisciplinary 240.

REQUIREMENTS FOR A MAJOR IN ECONOMICS AND INTERNATIONAL STUDIES
A total of 15-16 courses (60-64 credits) as follows:
1. Economics 100, 201, 202, 290, 310, 312, 485
2. Economics 407 or 420
3. International Studies 100, 190, 200, 300, plus one two-course sequence (other than 210-312)
4. Mathematics 115 or 121
5. An appropriate foreign language through completion of the second year (202).

REQUIREMENTS FOR A MAJOR IN MATH AND ECONOMICS
A total of 15 courses (60 credits) as follows:
1. Economics 100, 201, 202, 290, 407, 420
2. One course from Economics 305, 310, 331
3. Mathematics 121, 122, 201, 223, 251, 261
4. Mathematics 311 or 321
5. Economics 486 or Mathematics 485 and 486.
Senior projects must have a faculty reader from both departments. The final presentation of the senior project must be made in the Senior Seminars of both departments.
Qualified students wishing to pursue Honors can do so by fulfilling the requirements of the interdisciplinary major and of the Honors Tutorial in either department.
Mathematics and economics majors seeking admission to graduate programs in economics, operations research, statistics, or mathematical finance are advised to also take Mathematics 312, Mathematics 431, Computer Science 141, Computer Science 142, and possibly Business 351.

REQUIREMENTS FOR A MAJOR IN POLITICAL ECONOMY
A total of 12 courses (48 credits) as follows:
1. Economics 100, 305 and 323; either Economics 201 or 202.
2. International Studies 311.
3. Political Science 110, 218, 314.
4. Political Economy 486.
5. Tracks (choose one)
a. Global Track
Three electives (two of which must be outside of Economics) from Economics
310, 312; International Studies 264, 282, 310, 331, 451.
b. Historical Track
Three electives from Economics 339; History 255, 256, 351, 352, 426.
c. Philosophical Track
Philosophy 301 and two electives (one of which must be outside of Political
Science) from English 265 (Literature and Economics); Philosophy
255, 303, 355; Political Science 212, 214, 230, 411.
d. Policy Track
Either Economics 290 or Political Science 270.
Two electives from Anthropology/Sociology 241; Economics 420; Political
Science 205, 280, 284, 316; Psychology 309.