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Program Requirements

Major Requirements

To fulfill the requirements of the Economics in Society major, all students in this program will take the following coursework in a sequence determined in collaboration with a faculty advisor. All students also must fulfill Liberal Arts Core and University requirements, and some of the following courses may also satisfy those requirements.
 
  • COM 300 Report Writing
  • ECO 210 Principles of Microeconomics
  • ECO 221 The Macroeconomics Experience or ECO 211 Principles of Macroeconomics
  • ECO 305 Business and Economics of Sports or
  • ECO 330 Managerial Economics
  • ECO 431 Contemporary Issues in Economics
  • ECO 485 International Economics
  • ECO 490 Internship (3-6 credits)
  • 2 to 3 additional 300/400-level Economics electives
  • MA 132 Statistical Analysis (Students needing preparation for this course should plan to complete that preparatory coursework during the freshman year.)
  • MGT 123 The Business Experience
  • PH 305 Business Ethics
  • POL 104 American Government
  • POL 210 Western Political Concepts I or POL 211 Western Political Concepts II
  • POL 305 American Policy Process
  • SOC 131 Principles of Sociology
  • SOC 303 Development of Social Thought
  • SOC 350 Social Justice: Ethical Dilemmas in Social Context
  • 1 additional 300/400-level Politics or Sociology elective