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B.S. in Economics

B.S. in Economics

  • QS World University Rankings
    454
  • Degree Other
  • Study Level Bachelors
  • Duration 48 months
  • Scholarships No
The Economics major provides a critical examination of how the economic system works in the United States and throughout the world. The introductory courses, ECON1131-ECON1132, are surveys of economic problems, policies, and theory, and the required courses in micro theory and macro theory, ECON2201-ECON2202, give a deeper analytical foundation. Electives permit further study in a wide range of fields, including money and banking, international trade and finance, public sector economics, economic development, capital theory, labor economics, industrial organization, environmental economics, law and economics, and econometric. Students from the Carroll School of Management may choose Economics as an area of concentration. The concentration consists of seven courses, for a minimum of 21 credits. The courses are: •Principles of Economics (ECON1131–ECON1132) •Microeconomic Theory (ECON2201 or ECON2203) •Macroeconomic Theory (ECON2202 or ECON2204) •Business Statistics (OPER1135 or OPER1145) •And two electives, at least one of which must be an upper level course. At least one of the Theory courses must be completed by the end of junior year (exceptions to this requirement may be granted at the discretion of the Director of Undergraduate Studies).

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