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Economics and Business

Requirements

Advanced Placement

Students with AP scores of 4 or 5 in Economics may, in consultation with the Department Chair, replace the ECON-101 Principles of Economics requirement with an elective course from within the major.

Requirements for the Major in Economics

Number of Units
Eight units plus two math cognate courses are required, exclusive of the SIP.

Required Courses
ECON 101 Principles of Economics
ECON 305 Intermediate Microeconomics
ECON 306 Intermediate Macroeconomics

Economics Elective Courses
Take five out of the following set of courses: ECON 225, 235, 245, 262, 265, 280, 290, 360, 405, 410, 415, or 490 or ECON/BUSN 210, 245, 275, or 365

Two of these courses must be taken from 300-level courses or above, at least one of them must be a 400-level course.

Required MATH Cognate Courses
Take two courses; one from each of the following two categories of courses:

  1. Differential Calculus: BUSN/ECON 155 Mathematical Methods for Business and Economics or MATH 112 Calculus I or MATH 110 & 111 Calculus I with Review or AP Credit.
  2. Statistical Analysis: BUSN/ECON 160 Statistics for Business and Economics, MATH 260 Applied Statistics, or AP credit.

Requirements for the Major in Business

Number of Units
Eight units plus two math cognate courses are required, exclusive of the SIP.

Required Courses
ECON 101 Principles of Economics
BUSN 150 Principles of Accounting
ECON 305 Intermediate Microeconomics
ECON 306 Intermediate Macroeconomics

Electives
Take four out of the following: BUSN 205, 215, 220, 250, 290, 340, 350, 355, 370, 480, 485 or 490; BUSN/ECON 210, 245, 275, 365; ECON 405

Two of these courses must be taken from 300-level courses or above, at least one of them must be a 400-level course

Required MATH Cognate Courses
Take two courses, one from each of the following two categories:

  1. Differential Calculus: BUSN/ECON 155 Mathematical Methods for Business and Economics or MATH 112 Calculus I or MATH 110 & 111 Calculus I with Review or AP credit.
  2. Statistical Analysis: BUSN/ECON 160 Statistics for Business and Economics, MATH 260 Applied Statistics, or AP credit.