Degree Requirements

Economics (B.A.)  ♦  Globalization and International Affairs (B.A.)


Economics (B.A.)

UNIVERSITY GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS      40 hours

  • General Education Requirements:      36 hours
    (Refer to Section Four of the University Catalog for details on the General Education requirements).
  • ASO 100:  Student Success Seminar      1 hour
  • Wellness       3 hours
  • Writing Intensive Course (Hours incorporated into Major/Supporting/Gen. Ed./Free Elective Category)
  • ACCT - Economic majors will fulfill ACCT with ECO 420 or GLO 490.  (Credit hours are incorporated into program requirements below.)
  • Upper division courses (42 hrs. of coursework numbered 300 or above distributed throughout Major/Supporting/Gen Ed/Free Electives categories)

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS
A minimum grade of "C" is required in all courses counted towards the major.

CORE COURSE REQUIREMENTS:      21 hrs

CONCENTRATIONS (Majors are required to select a concentration in one of the following areas):

   ♦  General Economics       12 hours

   ♦  Applied Economics       12 hours

   ♦  International Economics       12 hours

SUPPORTING COURSE REQUIREMENTS     

Supporting course requirements must be approved by the advisor in consultation with the Chair of the Department of Economics.  Note that fewer free electives may be required for an option if any of the approved additional suporting hours are also general education courses.

   ♦  General Economics     18 hours

   ♦  Applied Economics Option       18 hours

   ♦  International Economics       12§-18 hours

      PLUS ONE (1) of the following:

  • §12 hours of foreign language (fulfills Gen. Ed. 6) (§ If this is chosen 6 hours will be used to fulfill Gen. Ed. 6)
  • 12 hours of area studies to be pre-approved by the advisor and the Chair,
  • 12 hours from the core and electives courses listed in the International Studies minor (listed on page 69 of the Undergraduate Catalog) .

   G = Courses counted in General Education portion of degree program

FREE ELECTIVES:      29-35 hours

TOTAL CURRICULUM REQUIREMENTS:      120 hours


Globalization and International Affairs (B.A.)

UNIVERSITY GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS      40 hours

  • General Education Requirements:      36 hours
    (Refer to Section Four of the University Catalog for details on the General Education requirements).
  • ASO 100:  Student Success Seminar      1 hour
  • Wellness       3 hours
  • Writing Intensive Course (Hours incorporated into Major/Supporting/Gen. Ed./Free Elective Category)
  • ACCT - Globalization & International Affairs  majors will fulfill ACCT with GLO 490.  (Credit hours are incorporated into program requirements below.)
  • Upper division courses (42 hrs. of coursework numbered 300 or above distributed throughout Major/Supporting/Gen Ed/Free Electives categories)
     

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS
A minimum grade of "C" is required in all courses counted towards the major.

   ♦  Foundation Course Requirements:      9 hrs

   ♦  Core Course Requirements:      15 hrs

   ♦  Major Electives:      12 hrs
       Choose FOUR (4) COURSES from the following list, with no more than two having the same course prefix

   G = Courses counted in General Education portion of degree program

SUPPORTING COURSE REQUIREMENTS    0G hours

FREE ELECTIVES:      44 hours

TOTAL CURRICULUM REQUIREMENTS:      120 hours

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