Economics, B.A.

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The program outline and graduation requirements are listed below.  In addition, free electives are selected to reach 120 credits overall required for graduation.

The department website provides an overview of the program, admission requirements (when applicable), faculty biographies, learning outcomes, and careers: https://www.southernct.edu/academics/economics/program 

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS 

All bachelor’s degree programs include liberal education (LEP) and writing (W) course requirements.  To review more detailed information regarding these requirements, please visit Degree Requirements >>General Education (LEP) Requirements. Courses in the major and/or cognate may also be used to satisfy LEP requirements where noted below (*).

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS (39 Credits)

ECO 100 - Principles of Macroeconomics (T2CC)*
ECO 101 - Principles of Microeconomics (T2GA)*
ECO 200 – Macroeconomic Analysis ('C+' or better)
ECO 201 – Microeconomic Analysis ('C+' or better)
ECO 270 - Applied Business Statistics ('C' or better)

Select one ('C+' or better): 
ECO 350 - International Economics I: Trade
ECO 351 - International Economics II: Finance

ECO 450 - Seminar in Applied Economics ('C+' or better) (T3)*

Select an additional 18 credits at the 300-level or higher in ECO ('C+' or better)

COGNATE REQUIREMENTS (6 Credits)

CSC 200 – Information Management and Productivity Software (T1TF)*
MAT 125 or MAT 150 - Mathematics Cognate (T1QR)*