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2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Economics, B.A.


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Requirements for the liberal arts major in economics, B.A. program


The program leading to a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics includes cognate courses in mathematics, statistics and computers; admission to major standing in economics (see below); and required economics courses and economics electives, as listed below. Students who have taken ECN 150  before ECN 200  or ECN 201 , and who subsequently become economics majors, should talk to the department chairperson. The economics major must complete  each of the cognate and required courses with a grade of 2.0 or better:

Economics major electives


Choose six economics electives at the 300-level or above, one or more of which must be at the 400 level. No more than 3 credits of ECN 490  may be counted as electives. Students taking ECN 150  before ECN 200  or ECN 201 , and who subsequently become economics majors, should talk to the department chairperson.

Students may substitute one of the following courses for an economics elective:


Requirements for major standing


 Admission to major standing in economics requires

1. Completion of the writing requirement.


3. Completion of 56 credits or more with a cumulative overall grade point average of 2.00 or better.


4. Approval of an ‘‘Application for Major Standing in Economics.’’


Note


Admission to major standing in economics is required before a student may graduate with a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree with a major in economics. Although ECN 302 , ECN 303  and ECN 304  are not required for admission to major standing in economics, students must earn a grade of 2.0 or better in ECN 302 , ECN 303  and ECN 304  in order to graduate.

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