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NOTES: Economics majors will take ECON 2106 instead of ECON 2100 in Area E. If MATH 2600 is taken in Area D then any 3-hour 1000-4000 level elective must be taken to complete Area F. If PHIL 2200 is taken in Area C, then PHIL 2250 and RHET 1110 must be taken in Area F.

Areas A-E (See Core Section of this Catalog)

42 semester hours

Area F

18 semester hours


ECON 2105

Principles of Macroeconomics

(3 hours)


POLS 2000-4999


(3 hours)


MATH 2600

Probability and Statistics

(3 hours)


Choose one of the following courses:




CSCI 1000

Introduction to Computer Science

(3 hours)

or CSCI 1301

Computer Science I

(3 hours)

or CBIS 2215

Introduction to Computers in Business

(3 hours)

or CBIS 2220

Principles of Information Systems

(3 hours)


Choose two of the following courses:

(6 hours)


PHIL 2250

Logic & Critical Thinking

(3 hours)


or RHET 1110

Public Speaking

(3 hours)


or PHIL 2200

Survey of Philosophy

(3 hours)

(If PHIL 2200 was used in Area C, it cannot be used in this area)

Economics Major Requirements*

60 semester hours

Economics Courses**

27 semester hours

ECON 3220

International Trade

(3 hours)

ECON 3600

Intermediate Microeconomics

(3 hours)

ECON 3800

Intermediate Macroeconomics

(3 hours)

ECON 4990

Senior Seminar

(3 hours)

Five 3000-4000 level ECON courses (15 hours)

Foreign Language Requirement

9-12 semester hours

All students seeking a BA degree must demonstrate minimum proficiency at the level of a fourth university course in one language.


21-24 semester hours


120 semester hours

Other Requirements:

  • A 2.5 or higher GPA is required in all ECON courses used to satisfy the graduation requirements.
  • Exit Exam: As of October 2004, successful completion of ECON 4990, Senior Seminar, satisfies the exit exam requirement for ECON majors.
  • Complete a First year Academic Seminar (ECON 0001 or other first year academic course).
  • Students must also fulfill other requirements in the Graduation Requirements section of the Catalog. Economics majors are encouraged to use elective hours to complete a second major or a minor field of study. The number of electives depends on how many foreign language courses are taken.
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