Begin Date: Summer Session 1996
End Date: Spring Semester 1999
PROFESSOR ROBERT C. MARSHALL, Head
This major is designed for those who seek a broad understanding of the operation of the economic system and training in the methods and uses of economic analysis. Graduates are equipped for employment in many areas of business operations, labor unions, and agencies of government at all levels; and to undertake the graduate work necessary to become professional economists.
Students may choose either a Bachelor of Arts or a Bachelor of Science program. An honors program is also offered.
ECONOMICS MINOR: Students must take ECON 002 GS(3), 004 GS(3), 302 GS(3), and 304 GS(3); select 6 additional credits in Economics at the 400 level.
For the B.A. degree in Economics, a minimum of 120 credits is required.
Scheduling Recommendation by Semester Standing given like (Sem:1-2)
GENERAL EDUCATION: 46 credits
(0-4 of these 46 credits are included in the REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)
(See description of General Education in front of Bulletin.)
ELECTIVES: 16-20 credits
BACHELOR OF ARTS DEGREE REQUIREMENTS: 24 credits
(See description of Bachelor of Arts Degree Requirements in front of Bulletin.)
REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR: 34 credits
(This includes 0-4 credits of General Education GQ courses.)
PRESCRIBED COURSES (12 credits)
ECON 002 GS(3), 004 GS(3) (Sem: 3-4)
ECON 302 GS(3), 304 GS(3) (Sem: 5-6)
ADDITIONAL COURSES (4 credits)
MS&IS 200(4) or STAT 200 GQ(4) (Sem: 3-4)
SUPPORTING COURSES AND RELATED AREAS (18 credits)
Select 18 credits in Economics 300 or 400 level with department approval, including at least 9 credits at the 400 level (Sem: 5-8)
 A student enrolled in this major must receive a grade of C or better, as specified in Senate Policy 82-44.
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The University reserves the right to change the requirements and regulations listed here and to determine whether a student has satisfactorily met its requirements for admission or graduation, and to reject any applicant for any reason the University determines to be material to the applicant's qualifications to pursue higher education. Nothing in this material should be considered a guarantee that completion of a program and graduation from the University will result in employment.
Last Revised by the Department: Summer Session 1996
Blue Sheet Item #: 24-07-047
Review Date: 6/2/99 (General Education Update)