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2018-19 Catalog 
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Economics: Social Science Option, B.S.

This major is administered by the School of Business and Economics .


In the economics major, you complete courses in core economic content and methodology, as well as courses in basic mathematical techniques and advanced economic statistics. Upon completing the economics major, you will be prepared to work in economics and the business world.

Successfully complete a minimum of 42-44 credits with a cumulative GPA of 2.25 or higher. Completing the requirements below will satisfy the Communication in the Major and Capstone Experience requirements.

Foundation, 16-17 credits

Complete BEFORE taking “core” courses.


If you plan to pursue graduate work in economics, we advise you to take MATH 120  and MATH 121  in place of MATH 109 .

Electives, 9 credits

General electives, 9 credits

Choose from economics courses NOT including ECON 100 . Note that BUS 352  and BUS 353  both count as economics electives.


This course also satisfies 3 credits of the Communication in the Major requirement.