Undergraduate Catalog 2009-2011

Economics

 

Faculty

K. T. Pae, Chair; P. L. Altieri, R. R. Daigle, K. H. Kim, C. Liard-Muriente, J. C. Loughlin, B. J. Osoba (Dept. phone: 860-832-2725)

 

Programs

Major in Economics, BA (30 credits)

ECON 200 Principles of Economics I 3
ECON 201 Principles of Economics II 3
ECON 300 Macroeconomics 3
ECON 305 Microeconomics 3
ECON 310 Mathematical Economics I 3

 

And 15 credits of electives, including:

GEOG 244 Economic Geography 3

 

In addition, students must take the following:

MATH 125 Applied Calculus 3
STAT 104 Elementary Statistics 3
PHIL 220 Introduction to Logic 3
   or
MIS 201 Introduction to Management Information Systems 3

 

Major in Economics with Specialization in Operations Research, BA (57 credits)

ECON 200 Principles of Economics I 3
ECON 201 Principles of Economics II 3
ECON 305 Microeconomics 3
ECON 460 Economic Forecasting 3
ECON 485 Econometrics 3
MATH 470 Mathematical Methods in Operations Research 3
CS 151 Computer Science I 3

 

And one of the following groups of courses:

 

Group 1 (21 credits)

ECON 300 Macroeconomics 3
ECON 310 Mathematical Economics I 3
ECON 311 Mathematical Economics II 3
MATH 125 Applied Calculus 3
MATH 136* Applied Engineering Calculus II 3
STAT 215 Statistics for Behavioral Sciences I 3
STAT 216 Statistics for Behavioral Sciences II 3

 

Group 2 (27 credits)

ECON 300 Macroeconomics 3
ECON 310 Mathematical Economics I 3
ECON 311 Mathematical Economics II 3
MATH 116 Pre-Calculus Mathematics 3
MATH 152 Calculus I 3
MATH 221 Calculus II 3
MATH 222 Calculus III 3
STAT 315 Mathematical Statistics I 3
STAT 416  Mathematical Statistics II 3

 

The remaining 9 or 15 credits may be elected from economics courses acceptable for the BA economics major (ECON 470 strongly recommended) or from the following list (but at least two of the courses must have the ECON designator:

MATH 110 Finite Mathematics 3
STAT 455 Experimental Design 3
STAT 456 Fundamentals of SAS 3
CS 151 Computer Science I 3
CS 254 Computer Organization and Assembly Language Programming 3
CS 473 Simulation Techniques 3

 

A maximum of 3 credits may be waived from the requirements for this program upon completion of an appropriate cooperative work experience.

 

No minor is required for students choosing this major.

 

*signature of chair of Department of Mathematical Sciences required for admission

 

Minor in Economics (18 credits)

ECON 200 Principles of Economics I 3
ECON 201 Principles of Economics II 3
Economics electives 12

Note: GEOG 244 may be credited toward the minor for students completing elementary and secondary certificates.

 

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