A major in economics consists of a minimum of ten courses: The six required courses are
Students majoring in economics must also complete four elective courses within the department, at least two of which must be 300 level or higher.
A minor in economics consists of six courses: ECO100 and ECO 103 plus four other courses approved by the Department, at least three of which will normally be at the 200 or higher level.
Tutorials and Directed Readings
Topic courses of special interest to faculty are offered. Students often take courses on a tutorial basis with faculty members; this one-on-one setting provides students with the opportunity to explore an area of interest not covered in regular courses, or to investigate an area in greater depth.
Students contemplating semesters at other institutions should consult the economics department at the earliest possible date. Economics majors have studied abroad or off-campus in the following programs in recent years:
Students who are planning graduate work in economics should undertake adequate preparation in mathematics - normally Mathematics 109, 110, and 111 (Calculus I, II, III), Mathematics 216 and 316 (Probability and Statistics I, II), and Mathematics 229 (Linear Algebra and Differential Equations).