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B.S. in Economics

B.S. in Economics

American University

American University, Washington D.C., United States
  • QS World University Rankings
    651-700
  • Degree Other
  • Study Level Bachelors
Major Requirements 48 credit hours with grades of C or better. No more than 6 of the 48 credit hours may be fulfilled by Washington Economic Policy Semester courses or economics courses from study abroad programs. No more than 3 credit hours of independent reading and study courses or internships may be applied to the major. Course Requirements CORE (30 CREDIT HOURS) REQUIRED ECON-100 Macroeconomics FA4 (3) ECON-200 Microeconomics FA4 (3) ECON-322 Applied Econometrics I (4) ECON-400 Intermediate Microeconomics with Calculus (3) ECON-401 Intermediate Macroeconomics with Calculus (3) ECON-405 Introduction to Mathematical Economics (3) MATH-221 Calculus I (4) STAT-202 Basic Statistics (4) or STAT-203 Basic Statistics with Calculus (4) ONE OF THE FOLLOWING: ACCT-240 Principles of Financial Accounting (3) CSC-280 Introduction to Computer Science I (4) MATH-222 Calculus II (4) MATH-310 Linear Algebra (3) MATH-313 Calculus III (4) CAPSTONE (3 CREDIT HOURS) One course from the following: ECON-480 Senior Research Seminar (3) ECON-491 Internship (1-6) (3 credit hours required) ECON-492 Internship in Teaching Economics (3) Study abroad course with emphasis in economics or political economy at the 300-level or higher (3) ELECTIVES (15 CREDIT HOURS) 15 credit hours of additional economics courses (ECON-xxx) at the 300-level or above, excluding ECON-370 International Economics STUDENTS MAY TAKE NO MORE THAN TWO OF THE FOLLOWING: ECON-361 Economic Development (3) ECON-362 Microeconomics of Economic Development (3) ECON-363 Macroeconomics of Economic Development (3)