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Economics (BA EC) - Archive

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Begin Date: Fall Semester 1999
End Date: Spring Semester 2003

Economics (BA EC) - Archive

PROFESSOR ROBERT C. MARSHALL, in charge

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.

An honors program is also offered.

For the B.S. degree in Economics, a minimum of 128 credits is required (at least 15 credits must be taken at the 400 level).

Scheduling Recommendation by Semester Standing given like (Sem: 1-2)

GENERAL EDUCATION: 45 credits
(9 of these 45 credits are included in the REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)
(See description of General Education in front of Bulletin.)

FIRST-YEAR SEMINAR:
(Included in REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)

INTERCULTURAL AND INTERNATIONAL COMPETENCE:
(Included in ELECTIVES or GENERAL EDUCATION course selections)

WRITING ACROSS THE CURRICULUM:
(Included in REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)

ELECTIVES: 1-13 credits

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR: 79-91 credits
(This includes 9 credits of General Education courses: 3 credits of GWS courses and 6 credits of GQ courses.)

PRESCRIBED COURSES (57 credits)
ACCTG 211(4), B A 243(4), CMPSC 203 GQ(4), ECON 002 GS(3)[1], ECON 004 GS(3)[1], M I S 204(2), MS&IS 200(4) (Sem: 1-4)
B A 301(3), B A 302(3), B A 303(3), B A 304(3), ENGL 202D GWS(3) (Sem: 5-6)
ECON 302 GS(3)[1], ECON 304 GS(3)[1], ECON 333 GS(3)[1], ECON 390(3)[1], ECON 404W(3)[1], ECON 490(3)[1] (Sem: 5-8)

ADDITIONAL COURSES (4 credits)
MATH 110 GQ(4) or MATH 140 GQ(4) (Sem: 1-2)

SUPPORTING COURSES AND RELATED AREAS (18-30 credits)
(Students may apply 6 credits of ROTC.)
Select 6 credits[1] of 300- or 400-level courses from department list (at least 3 credits must be at the 400 level) (Sem: 5-8)
Select 6 credits from related courses in consultation with adviser (Sem: 5-8)
Attainment of third-level proficiency in a single foreign language (0-12). Proficiency must be demonstrated by either examination or course work. See the admission section of the general information in this bulletin for the placement policy for Penn State foreign language courses. (Sem: 1-4)
Select 6 credits of international courses related to the foreign language area (see department list) (Sem: 5-8)

[1] A student enrolled in this major must receive a grade of C or better, as specified in Senate Policy 82-44.

Last Revised by the Department: Fall Semester 1999

Blue Sheet #: 28-01-021

Review Date: 01/19/00 (General Education information updated)

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