Economics Programs

The Economics major requires 36 to 37 credits, including two math cognates. A total of ten economics courses are required: principles of microeconomics and macroeconomics, intermediate macroeconomics and microeconomics, a capstone course and five upper-level electives. The department also offers an Applied Mathematical Economics major in conjunction with the Mathematics department. An International Trade Concentration is available to majors in economics or foreign languages. The department cosponsors a program leading to a degree in American Studies. The department also runs an Honors Program that includes a course in econometrics and an advanced independent study.

The Economics minor requires 18 credits, including principles of microeconomics and macroeconomics, along with four upper-level electives.