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Bachelor of Science in Economics Academic Plan

Bachelor of Science in Economics Academic Plan

Suggested Academic Plan for Bachelor of Science in Economics (ECLBS)

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.

ECLBS Approved Supporting Courses 

First Year
Fall
Credits
Spring
Credits
15
16
3
3
3
MATH 110, or 140(GQ)*‡
4
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
General Education Course
3
General Education Course
3
Second Year
Fall
Credits
Spring
Credits
15
15
3
3
3
CMPSC 101, or 203 (GQ)*‡
3
3
300 Level ECON Course*
3
General Education Course (IL or US Cultures)
3
Arts, Humanities, Social and Behavioral Science from approved Department List*
3
Elective
3
Elective
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
Arts, Humanities, Social and Behavioral Science from approved Department List*
3
Social and Behavioral Science from approved Department List*
3
General Education Course (Writing Across the Curriculum)
4
Quantification from approved Department List*
4
Elective
3
Elective
3
Fourth Year
Fall
Credits
Spring
Credits
13.5
15.5
400 Level ECON Course*
3
400 Level ECON Course*
3
ENGL 202A, 202B, 202C, or 202D (GWS)‡
3
General Education Course (GHW)
1.5
General Education Course (GHW)
1.5
General Education Course
3
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
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Course is an Entrance to Major requirement
Course satisfies General Education and degree requirement

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