B.A. in Economics

BA Economics Degree Plan (120 hours)
Core Requirements (43 hours)
First Year Seminar3
First Year Seminar
Freshmen Composition I3
Rhetoric and Composition
Rhetoric and Composition for International Students
Any EN 23XX literature course
Any 1000, 2000, or 3000-level HS course
Social Science3
Natural or Physical Sciences3
Fine Arts3
Select one course from the following:AR 1300, AR 1301, AR 1311, AR 1312, AR 2301, AR 2321, AR 2361, AR 2362, AR 3331, AR 3351, AR 3381, AR 3392, any 3 hr. DM course, 3 hrs. of MU (applied music lessons, ensembles or other MU course)
Foreign Language and International Engagement 6
This requirement is satisfied through one of four ways: (1) One 3-hour course in any language at the 3000 level or above, with a grade of B or better; (2) Two courses (1311 and 1312) in a language not previously studied; (3) Two courses (2311 and 2312) in a language previously studied at the high school or college level; (4) Qualifying scores on an AP or CLEP exam, or both the ACTFL OPI and WPT exams
Philosophy - Self3
Intro to Philosophy
Philosophy - Ethics3
Foundations of Ethics
Theology - God3
Introduction to Theology
Intermediate Theology3
Any TH 33xx course
Economics Major Courses (33 hours)
EC 2301Introductory Macroeconomic Theory3
EC 2303Introductory Microeconomic Theory3
EC 3310International Economics3
EC 3346Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory3
EC 3347Intermediate Microeconomics Theory3
EC 4335Econometrics3
EC 4386Senior Project in Economics3
Major elective (9 hours)9
Select 3 non-required Economics Courses
Statistics (see adviser for recommendation) - Select one of the following:3
Introduction to Probability and Statistics (MT 2303)
Statistics (MT 4332)
Introductory Statistics (SC 3381)
Electives (44 hours)44
An elective can be any course taken from any discipline. Students can use these hours to pursue certificates, minors, or second majors.
Total Semester Hours120
This is a recommended degree plan subject to changes. Please meet with your adviser on a regular basis.
First Year
FallSemester HoursSpringSemester Hours
Fine Arts3Literature3
EN 13113Natural or Physical Science3
FYE 13013History3
EC 23033EC 23013
General Elective3General Elective3
 15 15
Second Year
FallSemester HoursSpringSemester Hours
PL 13013TH 13013
General Elective3Social Science Course3
EC 33XX - Economics Elective3Foreign Language II3
Foreign Language I3EC 33103
Mathematics (MT 2412 preferred)3Mathematics3
 15 15
Third Year
FallSemester HoursSpringSemester Hours
PL 23013Intermediate Theology 3
EC 33XX - Economics Elective3EC 33473
EC 33463Statistics (MT 2303,MT 4332, or SC 3381)3
General Elective3General Elective3
General Elective3General Elective3
 15 15
Fourth Year
FallSemester HoursSpringSemester Hours
EC 43353EC 43863
EC 33XX - Economics Elective 3General Elective3
General Elective3General Elective3
General Elective3General Elective3
General Elective3General Elective3
 15 15
Total Semester Hours 120