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Academic Programs

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Undergraduate Program

Economics (B.A.)

The Bachelor of Arts program in Economics offers students the opportunity to explore different views and approaches to economic questions and policies. The program’s rigorous structure integrates critical and analytical skills to prepare students to enter the workforce or continue graduate studies.  The program requires a minimum of 30 credits in Economics, as well as Applied Calculus and Statistics.

Minor in Economics

The minor in Economics is designed for students interested in combining their majors with the wide range of upper level offerings in Economics.  After completing Econ 200 and Econ 201, students are required to complete 12 additional credits of upper level electives courses in Economics.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Graduates from the program should be knowledgeable about a wide-range of Macroeconomic and Microeconomic theory-mathematical models (Econ 300, Econ 305, Econ 308, and upper level electives).
  2. Graduates from the program should be able to explain individual (consumers and firms) and aggregate behavior following economic tools of analysis (Econ 300, Econ 305, Econ 308, and upper level electives).
  3.  Graduates from the program should be able to analyze, interpret, and explain Macroeconomic and Microeconomic data (Econ 300, Econ 305, Econ 308, and upper level electives)

 

Programs

Major in Economics, BA (30 credits)
Minor in Economics (18 credits)

Course Descriptions

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