Requirements for a BS in Economics
In addition to the requirements for a BS from the School of Arts and Sciences, an economics major must complete the following:
- 27 credits in economics courses:
- Econ 0100 and Econ 0110 (6 credits), with a grade of C or better. Note that students who take Econ 0120 in place of Econ 0100 and Econ 0110 must take an additional economics elective in order to meet the 27-credit requirement.
- Econ 1100 and Econ 1110 (6 credits), with a grade C or better. Note that Math 0120 or 0220 is a prerequisite for Econ 1100 and Econ 1110.
- Your choice of Econ 1150 or Econ 1180 (3 credits).
- Two other 1000-level Economics electives (6 credits) which require either Econ 1100 or Econ 1110 as a prerequisite.
- Two other economics electives (6 credits). Note that courses numbered in the 0800 series do not meet this requirement.
- Corequisites (12 credits)
- Math 0220 and Math 0230 with a grade of C or better. Note that Math 0220 is a prerequisite for Econ 1100 and Econ 1110.
- Your choice of Stat 1000 or Stat 1100.
- 12 credits in a related field approved by the undergraduate major advisor.
- QPA in Economics courses of 2.0 or better. All courses required for the major must be taken for a letter grade.
- One "W" (writing) course in economics.
- Only three credits for Economics 1901-1903 may be applied toward the 24 required credits for the major.