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Bachelor of Arts in Economics Academic Plan

Bachelor of Arts in Economics Academic Plan

Suggested Academic Plan for Bachelor of Arts in Economics (ECLBA) 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.

First Year
Fall
Credits
Spring
Credits
16
16
3
3
3
General Education Course (GQ)‡
3
General Education Course (First Year Seminar)
3
General Education Course (IL or US Cultures)
3
General Education Course (GQ)‡
3
General Education Course (Inter-Domain)
3
World Language Level 1
4
World Language Level 2
4
Second Year
Fall
Credits
Spring
Credits
16
15
3
3
3
300 Level ECON Course*
3
3
General Education Course (Inter-Domain)
3
General Education Course (IL or US Cultures)
4
World Language Level 2
4
World Language Level 3
4
General Education Course
3
Third Year
Fall
Credits
Spring
Credits
15
15
300/400 Level ECON Course*
3
300/400 Level ECON Course*
3
3
400 Level ECON Course*
3
General Education Course (Writing Across the Curriculum)
3
BA Requirement: Other Cultures
3
BA Requirement: Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences, Natural Sciences, Quantification or World Language
4
BA Requirement: Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences, Natural Sciences, Quantification or World Language
4
Elective
3
Elective
3
Fourth Year
Fall
Credits
Spring
Credits
13.5
13.5
400 Level ECON Course*
3
400 Level ECON Course*
3
ENGL 202A, 202B, 202C, or 202D (GWS)‡
3
BA Requirement: Arts, Humanities, Social or Natural Sciences, Quantification, or World Language
3
General Education Course
3
General Education Course (GHW)
1.5
General Education Course (GHW)
1.5
Elective
3
Elective
3
Elective
3
Total Credits 120
*
Course requires a grade of C or better for the major
Course requires a grade of C or better for the major
#
Course is an Entrance to Major requirement
Course satisfies General Education and degree requirement

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