BA in Economics
CAS EC 101 or 111, 102 or 112.
- Nine courses with grades of C or higher, three of which must be CAS EC 201 (formerly EC 303) or 211 Intermediate Microeconomic Analysis, EC 202 (formerly 304) or 212 Intermediate Macroeconomic Analysis, and EC 305 Economic Statistics.
- CAS EC 201, 202, and EC 305 should be taken before the senior year.
- SMG SM 221 Statistical and Economic Decision Making I or CAS MA 214 Applied Statistics is an acceptable substitute for CAS EC 305.
- CAS MA 213 Basic Statistics and Probability is a prerequisite for MA 214.
- Students choose the remaining six principal courses from CAS EC 320 through EC 699.
- All 500-level and above economics courses are graduate-level courses. Special permission from the instructor is required for undergraduates wishing to take these courses.
- No course taken at another institution after matriculation in the College of Arts & Sciences may normally be transferred toward the principal courses required for completion of the economics major.
- Petitions for approval of transfer courses must be submitted in writing to the Undergraduate Instruction Committee of the Department of Economics.
- Metropolitan College courses are considered transfer courses. Departmental approval of transfer courses is required.
Students choosing economics as their major are required to demonstrate a proficiency in calculus by completing any of the following with a grade of C or higher: CAS MA 121, 122, 123, 124, 127, or 129 or by achieving at least a 3 on the appropriate calculus Advanced Placement examinations.