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Economics - Quantitative Option

Major: Economics- Quantitative Option

Degree Type: B.S.
Required Degree Credits to Graduate: 128

General Education Requirements

First Year Experience (F):
AGRI 189Skills for Academic Success (Students transferring in 24 or more credits do not need to take AGRI 189.)1
Communication (C):
ENGL 110College Composition I3
ENGL 120College Composition II3
One Course in Upper Level Writing: Select from the following:3
Business and Professional Writing
Writing in the Technical Professions
Writing in the Sciences
Writing in the Humanities and Social Sciences
Researching and Writing Grants and Proposal
COMM 110Fundamentals of Public Speaking3
Quantitative Reasoning (R):
MATH 165Calculus I4
Science & Technology (S):
CSCI 116Business Use of Computers4
A one-credit lab must be taken as a co-requisite with a general education science/technology course unless the course includes an embedded lab experience equivalent to a one-credit course. Select from current general education list6
Humanities & Fine Arts (A): Select from current general education list6
Social & Behavioral Sciences (B):
ECON 201Principles of Microeconomics3
ECON 202Principles of Macroeconomics3
Wellness (W): Select from current general education list2
Cultural Diversity (D): Select from current general education list
Global Perspective (G):
ECON 201Principles of Microeconomics3
Total Credits41

Major Requirements

The declaration of a MATHEMATICS or STATISTICS minor is required.

General Education Requirements40
Required Core Courses for Economics Quantitative Option
ECON 201Principles of Microeconomics3
ECON 202Principles of Macroeconomics3
ECON 341Intermediate Microeconomics3
ECON 343Intermediate Macroeconomics3
ECON 410Econometrics3
Economics Electives: Select 6 credits from the following; at least 3 credits must be an approved capstone.6
Game Theory and Strategy (Approved as capstone)
History of Economic Thought
Economic Development (Approved as capstone)
Labor Economics
Public Economics (Approved as capstone)
International Trade
Monetary Theory and Policy
Industrial Organization (Approved as capstone)
Natural Resource Economics
Environmental Economics
Additional Electives:
MATH 166Calculus II4
MATH 259Multivariate Calculus3-4
or MATH 265 Calculus III
MATH 266Introduction to Differential Equations3
or STAT 368 Statistics
STAT 367Probability3
or STAT 467 Probability and Mathematical Statistics I
Additional Requirements
Humanities & Fine Arts: May be selected from the currrent general education list or any course with a prefix of: ART, CLAS, ENGL, FREN, GERM, HIST, HUM, MUSC, PHIL, SPAN, or THEA.3
Social & Behavioral Sciences: Three (3) credits must be selected from the current general education list while the remaining three (3) credits may be any course with a prefix of: ANTH, CJ, GEOG, POLS, PSYC, or SOC.6
Degree Requirements: Potential of 51 credits to reach 12851
Total Credits128-129

Degree Requirements and Notes

  • Students must earn, at least, a 2.00 cumulative GPA that is based on the courses that satisfy major requirements.
  • The Economics Quantitative option is available as a Bachelor of Science degree only.