B.A. in Economics

St. Mary's University Core 1
SMC 1301Foundations of Civilization3
SMC 1311Foundations of Reflection:Self3
SMC 1312Foundations of Reflection: Nature3
SMC 1313Foundations of Reflection: Others3
SMC 1314Foundations of Reflection: God3
SMC 2301Foundations of Practice: Ethics3
SMC 2302Foundations of Practice: Civic Engagement and Social Action3
SMC 2303Foundations of Practice:Fine Arts and Creative Process3
SMC 2304Foundations of Practice: Literature3
SMC 4301Capstone Seminar: Prospects for Community & Civilization3
School of Humanities and Social Sciences School Specific Core
Select one of the following:
Fundamentals of Oral Communication
Business and Professional Communication
Argumentation and Debate
Rhetoric & Composition 23
Rhetoric and Composition
Foreign Languages6
Select one of the following options:
6 hours at the sophomore level (2311, 2312) in a Foreign Language previously studied for a minimum of one year
6 hours of introductory level (1311, 1312) in a Foreign Language not previously studied
12 hours of CLEP credit for a language previously studied
History/Social Science3
Fundamentals of Business Enterprise
Introduction to Criminal Justice
American National Government
Texas State & Local Government
Introduction to Global Affairs
General Psychology
Introductory Sociology
Perspectives and Themes in History, Philosophy and/or Theology
Perspectives and Themes in Social Science
Select any History courses
Select one of the following:
General Biology for Non-Majors
General Biology for Non-Majors II
Food & Nutrition I
Food & Nutrition II
Preparatory Chemistry
Chem Concepts & Applications
General Chemistry I
General Chemistry II
General Geology
Geology of Earth Resources
Geology of Energy Resources
Intro. Environmental Science
Physics Concepts & Application
Modern Astronomy
General Physics I
General Physics II
Select one of the following:
Advanced Theology 33XX
Perspectives and Themes in Social Science
Fine Arts3
Select one course from AR, DM, or MU
Select any EN 23XX literature course
Economics Major Courses
EC 2301Introductory Macroeconomic Theory3
EC 2303Introductory Microeconomic Theory3
EC 3310International Economics3
EC 3346Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory3
EC 3347Intermediate Microeconomics Theory3
EC 4335Econometrics3
EC 4385Internship in Economics (recommended)3
MT 2412Calculus I4
Statistics (See Adviser for recommendation)3
Introduction to Probability and Statistics
Introductory Statistics
EC Electives9
Select three Economics electives from any non required Economics course
Select 8 elective courses from any discipline
Proficiency in Information Technology and Information Literacy
For this major, this requirement will be fulfilled by successfully completing Staistics and EC 4335 Econometrics.
Total Semester Hours122
This is a recommended degree plan subject to changes. Please meet with your adviser on a regular basis.
First Year
FallSemester HoursSpringSemester Hours
EN 13113Speech3
MT 14114MT 24124
EC 23033EC 23013
ND 01010 
 16 16
Second Year
FallSemester HoursSpringSemester Hours
EC Elective 33XX3SMC 23XX 3
SMC 13XX 3SMC 23XX 3
Foreign Language3SMC 23XX 3
Literature3Foreign Language3
Statistics3EC 43353
 15 15
Third Year
FallSemester HoursSpringSemester Hours
History3SMC 23XX 3
Theology3Fine Arts3
EC 33473Science3
EC Elective 33XX3EC 33463
 15 15
Fourth Year
FallSemester HoursSpringSemester Hours
SMC 43013EC 4385 (recommended)3
EC 33103EC Elective 33XX3
 15 15
Total Semester Hours 122