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Economics

The economics major, with tracks in theory and policy or finance, provides a good background for careers in business and government, work in business, economics, law, public administration, planning, and other professional disciplines.

The Major in Economics

The economics curriculum provides a basic foundation in economic analysis and an understanding of economic institutions.

Students choose one of two tracks: economic theory and policy or finance.

Both tracks require:

  • Mathematics 106-166; or 108; or 170
  • Economics 152, 156, 225, 226

In addition, the follow requirements are track-specific:

Economic Theory and Policy

  • Economics 256
  • Free Major Electives (2 courses at the 200 Level and 3 courses at the 300 Level)
    • Economics 210, 211, 220, 228, 231, 236, 240, 241, 312, 325, 327, 329, 330

Economic Finance

  • Accounting 157
  • Economics 220, 231, 341 (WI)
  • Management 223 or 226
  • Controlled Elective (1 course at the 200 or 300 Level and 1 course at the 300 Level)
    • Econ/Mgmt 256, Management 327, Economics 330, 335, Accounting 315

Courses in economics are listed in the College Catalog.