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Academic Plan ECLBS

Recommended Academic Plan for Bachelor of Science in Economics (ECLBS) Effective Summer 2010

Entrance to Major Requirement: students must complete ECON 102 and ECON 104 with a grade of C or better prior to declaring the Economics Major.

Semester 1Credits
ECON 102 or 104 Introductory Microeconomic Analysis and Policy or Introductory Macroeconomic Analysis and Policy 3
ENGL 015 or 030 Rhetoric and Composition or Honors Freshman Composition (GWS) 3
Natural Science (GN) 3
Humanities (GH)  3
Social and Behavioral Science (GS) 3
Total Credits: 15
Semester 2Credits
ECON 102 or 104 Introductory Microeconomic Analysis and Policy or Introductory Macroeconomic Analysis and Policy 3
MATH 110 or 140 Techniques of Calculus I or Calculus with Analytic Geometry I 4
Arts (GA) 3
Humanities (GH) 3
Social and Behavioral Science (GS) 3
Total Credits: 16
Semester 3Credits
ECON 302 or 304 Intermediate Microeconomic Analysis or Intermediate Macroeconomic Analysis 3
CMPSC 101, 201 or 203 Introduction to C++ Programming, Programming for Engineers with C++ or Introduction to Spreadsheets and Databases 3-4
CAS 100A, B or C (GWS) 3
Natural Science w/lab (GN) 3
Elective 3
Total Credits: 15-16
Semester 4Credits
ECON 302 or 304 Intermediate Microeconomic Analysis or Intermediate Macroeconomic Analysis 3
300 level ECON elective 3
ECON 106 Statistical Foundation for Econometrics 3
Arts, Humanities or Social and Behavioral Science from approved department list 3
Elective 3
Total Credits: 15
Semester 5Credits
300/400 level ECON elective 3
ECON 306 Introduction to Econometrics 3
Arts , Humanities or Social and Behavioral Science from approved department list 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
Total Credits: 15
Semester 6Credits
300/400 level ECON elective 3
400 level ECON elective 3
Social and Behavioral Science from approved department list 3
BA Requirement: Arts, Humanities, Social and Behavioral Sciences, Natural Sciences, Quantification or Foreign Language 3
Elective 3
Total Credits: 15
Semester 7Credits
400 level ECON elective 3
Quantification from approved department list 3
ENGL 202A, B, C or D Effective Writing: Writing in the Social Sciences, Writing in the Humanities, Technical Writing, and Business Writing (GWS) 3
Health and Physical Activity (GHA) 1.5
Elective 3
Total Credits: 13.5
Semester 8Credits
400 level ECON elective 3
Natural Science (GN) 3
Health and Physical Activity (GHA) 1.5
Arts (GA) 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
Total Credits: 15.5

General education courses are interchangeable; students may choose the general education course(s) they wish to take in any given semester based on preference, availability, and academic goals.

Scheduling patterns vary for courses according to the semester they are taught.

  • Bold type indicates courses requiring a quality grade of C or better. 
  • Bold Italics indicate courses requiring a quality grade of C or better and that satisfy both major and General Education requirements. 
  • GWS, GHA, GQ, GN, GA, GH, and GS are codes used to identify General Education requirements. 
  • US, IL are codes used to designate courses that satisfy University United States/International Cultures requirements which overlap with General Education requirements. 
  • W is the code used to designate courses that satisfy University Writing Across the Curriculum requirement. 
  • All students will take a Liberal Arts First-Year Seminar Course their first or second semester that will also count as general education.


Program Note

  • Students will have a variable number of required elective credits based on the credit value of individual course choices. Students must complete enough electives to graduate with 120 total credits.