Economics

PROFESSORS: Walter Block, PhD., William Barnett, Ph.D.
ASSOCIATE PROFESSORS: J. Stuart Wood, Ph.D.
ASSISTANT PROFESSORS: Daniel D’Amico Ph.D., John Levendis, Ph.D. 

This degree program is co-sponsored by the Colleges of Social Sciences and Business. Economics is the study of human behavior as it relates to the production, exchange, and consumption of goods and services. Emphasis is on the conceptual framework and analytical skills necessary to an understanding of complex interrelationships among individuals, businesses, and governments. The program also is designed to enable students to function as intelligent and informed citizens and to be prepared for careers in business, industry, and government. Further, the program provides an excellent basis for graduate study in economics or business as well as being an excellent preparation for law school.

Bachelor of Arts - Economics

Fifteen hours of adjunct courses must be selected in consultation with the student’s adviser from the following areas: accounting, finance, history, mathematics, philosophy, political science, and/or sociology. Economics majors or minors must earn a grade of C or better in ECON B100 and ECON B101 to enroll in ECON B205 or ECON B206, and a grade of C or better in ECON B205 and B206 to enroll in a 300- or 400-level economics class. Specific Common Curriculum requirements are given in the beginning of this chapter under Curriculum.

Freshman Fall Spring
ECON B100/ECON B101 3 3
MATH A115/MATH A116* 3 3
HISTT 122/HISTT 124 3 3
ENGLT 122,ENGLT 125 3 3
RELST 122 0 3
PHILT 122 3 0
Semester Totals 15 15
Total 30

* Students planning to earn a graduate degree in economics are encouraged to take MATH A257 instead of MATH A116.

Sophomore Fall Spring
ACCTB202 0 3
DECSB205 3 3
ECONB205/ECONB206 3 3
Foreign Language 0 3
Science T122 0 3
PHILV252 0 3
ADV CC 3 6
Semester Totals 15 15
Total 30
Junior Fall Spring
ECONB305 0 3
ECON ELECTIVE 3 3
FIN B300 0 3
POLSA230/POLSA231 3 3
ADV CC 3 3
ADJUNCT Elective 3 3
Semester Totals 15 15
Total 30
Senior Fall Spring
Economics Electives 6 6
Common Curriculum 3 3
Elective 6 6
Semester Totals 15 15
Total 30
Total Course Hours 120


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