Economics, BA

Complete all courses listed below unless otherwise indicated. Also complete any corequisite labs, recitations, clinicals, or tools courses where specified and complete any additional courses needed beyond specific college and major requirements to satisfy graduation credit requirements.

University-Wide Requirements

All undergraduate students are required to complete the University-Wide Requirements.

NUpath Requirements

All undergraduate students are required to complete the NUpath Requirements.

BA Language Requirements

All BA students are required to complete the BA language requirements.

Breadth Courses for Economics Major

Calculus
MATH 1231Calculus for Business and Economics4
Computer Science
CS 1100Computer Science and Its Applications4

Economics Major Requirements for BA

Required Economics Courses
Grades in the required economics courses must average a minimum of 2.000:
ECON 1115Principles of Macroeconomics4
ECON 1116Principles of Microeconomics4
ECON 2315Macroeconomic Theory4
ECON 2316Microeconomic Theory4
ECON 2350Statistics4
ECON 3520History of Economic Thought4
Senior Seminar
ECON 4692Senior Economics Seminar4

Experiential Learning Requirement for Economics

Note: ECON 4992 or ECON 4996 can double-count for an economics elective in the major.

Complete one of the following courses, or complete study abroad or co-op:4
Directed Study
Experiential Education Directed Study
Junior/Senior Honors Project 1
Junior/Senior Honors Project 2

Economics Electives for BA

Complete five of the following with no more than one at the introductory level:20
Introductory
ECON 1200 to ECON 1990
Intermediate
ECON 2990 to ECON 3499
Intermediate Selected Topics in Macroeconomics
Intermediate Selected Topics in Microeconomics
Advanced
Applied Econometrics
Elective
ECON 4600 to ECON 4681
Advanced Selected Topics in Macroeconomics
Advanced Selected Topics in Microeconomics
Research
Directed Study
Independent Study
Internship
Experiential Education Directed Study

Economics Major Credit Requirement

Complete 56 semester hours in the major.

Program Requirement

128 total semester hours required

Five Years, Three Co-ops in Summer 2/Fall

Year 1
FallHoursSpringHoursSummer 1HoursSummer 2Hours
ECON 10001ECON 11164Vacation0Vacation0
ECON 11154Foreign language core course4  
ENGW 11114Elective4  
MATH 12314CS 11004  
Foreign language core course4   
 17 16 0 0
Year 2
FallHoursSpringHoursSummer 1HoursSummer 2Hours
ECON 35204ECON 23164Vacation0Co-op0
ECON 23504ECON undergraduate elective4  
Foreign language core course4Elective4  
Elective4Elective4  
 EESH 20001  
 16 17 0 0
Year 3
FallHoursSpringHoursSummer 1HoursSummer 2Hours
Co-op0ENGW 33084ECON undergraduate elective4Co-op0
 ECON 23154Elective4 
 ECON undergraduate elective4  
 Elective4  
 0 16 8 0
Year 4
FallHoursSpringHoursSummer 1HoursSummer 2Hours
Co-op0ECON undergraduate elective4ECON undergraduate elective4Co-op0
 Elective4Elective4 
 Elective4  
 Elective4  
 0 16 8 0
Year 5
FallHoursSpringHours  
Co-op0ECON 46924  
 Elective4  
 Elective4  
 Elective4  
 0 16  
Total Hours: 130

Five Years, Three Co-ops in Spring/Summer 1

Year 1
FallHoursSpringHoursSummer 1HoursSummer 2Hours
ECON 11154ECON 11164Vacation0Vacation0
ENGW 11114CS 11004  
MATH 12314Elective4  
ECON 10001Foreign language core course4  
Foreign language core course4   
 17 16 0 0
Year 2
FallHoursSpringHoursSummer 1HoursSummer 2Hours
ECON 23154Co-op0Co-op0ECON undergraduate elective4
ECON 35204  Elective4
Foreign language core course4   
Elective4   
EESH 20001   
 17 0 0 8
Year 3
FallHoursSpringHoursSummer 1HoursSummer 2Hours
ENGW 33084Co-op0Co-op0ECON undergraduate elective4
ECON 23164  Elective4
ECON 23504   
Elective4   
 16 0 0 8
Year 4
FallHoursSpringHoursSummer 1HoursSummer 2Hours
ECON undergraduate elective4Co-op0Co-op0Vacation0
ECON undergraduate elective4   
Elective4   
Elective4   
 16 0 0 0
Year 5
FallHoursSpringHours  
ECON undergraduate elective4ECON 46924  
Elective4Elective4  
Elective4Elective4  
Elective4Elective4  
 16 16  
Total Hours: 130