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B.S. DEGREE WITH A MAJOR IN ECONOMICS
NOTES: Economics majors will take ECON 2106 instead of ECON 2100 in Area E. Economics majors may take MATH 1261 to complete Area A or D, and MATH 1260 or 2600 to complete Area D. If these courses are used in Area A and/or D, the remaining hours required in Area F must be completed by taking additional 10004000 level electives. If PHIL 2200 is taken in Area C, then PHIL 2250 and RHET 1110 must be taken in Area F.
Areas AE (See Core Section of this Catalog) 
42 semester hours 

Area F 
18 semester hours 

1. 
Principles of Macroeconomics 
(3 hours) 

2. 
Choose one of the following courses: MATH 1260 or 
Survey of Calculus or Calculus (34 hours) OR 3 hours of 10004000 level electives if MATH 1260 or 1261 is used in Area A or D 
(3 hours) (3 hours) 
3. 
Probability and Statistics or 3 hours of 10004000 level electives if MATH 2600 is used in Area D. 
(3 hours)** 

Choose one of the following courses: 


4. 
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) 

5. 
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** 
30 semester hours 

International Trade 
(3 hours) 

Intermediate Microeconomics 
(3 hours) 




Intermediate Macroeconomics 
(3 hours) 




Introductory Econometrics 
(3 hours) 


(Prerequisites: ECON 3600 & 


Senior Seminar 
(3 hours) 




Five 30004000 level ECON courses 
(15 hours) 

Electives 
30 semester hours 

Total 
120 semester hours 
Other Requirements:
 A 2.5 or higher GPA is required in all ECON courses used to satisfy 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 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. If you are planning graduate work in economics, you are advised to take as many of the following MATH courses (in order of preference) as your schedule permits: MATH 1262, Calculus II; MATH 2150, Linear Algebra; MATH 2263, Calculus III; MATH 4340, Differential Equations.