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Economics Program Requirements


Economics majors are required to earn 33 credit hours in economics or related subjects, including ECON 101, 102, 211, 212, 290, 403 and 406. The remaining four courses are typically satisfied by courses with an ECON prefix; however, students may substitute up to two courses with a prefix other than ECON with prior permission from the department chair. Substitutions are permitted to allow students to pursue different emphases within the major. Students who double major in economics and business must take the seven courses required for the economics major and the required courses for the business major. Such students will need to take one additional elective.


For business majors: ECON 101-102, 211-212 and 350, plus three additional credit hours of economics electives approved by the department chair.

For all other majors: ECON 101-102 and 211-212, plus six economics elective credit hours as approved by the department chair.

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