This page outlines requirements for the degree in Economics (BA, Economics). Students can also study this subject as a minor or a self-designed major (BA or BS, Liberal Arts).
Only specific courses satisfy the major requirements, including electives. Courses should be chosen carefully, in consultation with the chair of the program. Students are encouraged to download the Program Requirement Worksheet for Economics to track their progress. Students must receive grades of C or better in all courses taken to fulfill major requirements.
The major in Economics requires completion of 13 courses, distributed as follows:
Two Integrative Courses. These must be chosen from courses in related fields (i.e., social sciences, history, mathematics, or statistics) and approved by the advisor.
One Introductory Course: ULEC 2231 Introduction to Political Economy
Two Intermediate Courses:
Three Other Required Courses:*
Four Elective Courses in EconomicsAt least two of these courses must be numbered 3000 or higher. With the permission of the director of Undergraduate Studies in Economics, students can substitute courses in related fields at equivalent levels for one of the four electives.
Senior CapstoneThe senior capstone takes the form of an individual or collaborative project, a senior seminar or a graduate course in economics.
Total credits: 49-52
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Program ContactSanjay ReddyDirector of Undergraduate StudiesDepartment of Economics6 East 16th Street, room 1116212.229.5717 email@example.com