Economics and Finance

Curriculum

Dr. Edwin T. Dickens, Chairperson

The Department of Economics and Finance offers majors in Economics, Finance and Mathematical Economics and minors in Economics and Finance.

Requirements for Economics Major

Degree of Bachelor of Arts

Three of the required credits for the major count towards the Core Curriculum Requirements.

EC-101Macroeconomic Principles 13
EC-102Microeconomic Principles3
EC-251Intermediate Microeconomics3
EC-252Intermediate Macroeconomics3
EC-300Statistics for Business, Finance and Economics3
EC-496Capstone Seminar (WI)3
EC/FNEconomics/Finance Electives 218
Total Credits36

Requirements for Economics Major

Degree of Bachelor of Science

Three of the required credits for the major count towards the Core Curriculum Requirements.

EC-101Macroeconomic Principles 13
EC-102Microeconomic Principles3
EC-251Intermediate Microeconomics3
EC-252Intermediate Macroeconomics3
EC-300Statistics for Business, Finance and Economics3
EC-496Capstone Seminar (WI)3
EC/FNEconomics/Finance Electives 218
AC-151Principles of Accounting I3
AC-152Principles of Accounting II3
BL-161Introduction to Law and Contracts3
BA-151Principles of Management3
BA-155Principles of Marketing3
Total Credits51

Requirements for Finance Major

Degree of Bachelor of Science

Three of the required credits for the major count towards the Core Curriculum Requirements.

EC-101Macroeconomic Principles 13
EC-102Microeconomic Principles3
EC-251Intermediate Microeconomics3
EC-252Intermediate Macroeconomics3
EC-300Statistics for Business, Finance and Economics3
FN-401Introduction to Corporate Finance 23
or FN-410 Business Finance
EC-496Capstone Seminar (WI)3
FNFN Electives18
AC-151Principles of Accounting I3
AC-152Principles of Accounting II3
BL-161Introduction to Law and Contracts3
BA-151Principles of Management3
BA-155Principles of Marketing3
Total Credits54

Requirements for Mathematical Economics Major

Degree of Bachelor of Arts

Nine of the required credits for the major count towards the Core Curriculum Requirements.

EC-101Macroeconomic Principles 13
EC-102Microeconomic Principles3
EC-251Intermediate Microeconomics3
EC-252Intermediate Macroeconomics3
EC-300Statistics for Business, Finance and Economics3
EC-301Mathematical Economics3
EC-302Elements of Econometrics3
EC-303Linear Programming for Economics3
EC-496Capstone Seminar (WI)3
EC/FNEconomics/Finance Electives 318
MA-123Elementary Calculus I 23
MA-124Elementary Calculus II 23
MA-218Quantitative Methods for Business3
Total Credits54

Special Notes on Core Curriculum Requirements for Economics, Finance and Mathematical Economics Majors

Special Notes on Major Requirements for Economics, Finance and Mathematical Economics Majors

Requirements for a Minor in Economics

EC-101Macroeconomic Principles3
EC-102Microeconomic Principles3
EC-Economics electives: EC-251 or EC-252 or any EC/FN- 300-level or above)12
Total Credits18

Requirements for a Minor in Finance

Students may earn a minor in Finance by completing a minimum of 18 credits including EC-101 Macroeconomic Principles, EC-102 Microeconomic Principles and any four FN electives for the major in finance. Economics majors and Economics minors are permitted to minor in Finance. However, with the exception of EC-101 and EC-102, none of the courses taken for the minor in Finance will count towards the completion of the major or minor in Economics.

EC-101Macroeconomic Principles3
EC-102Microeconomic Principles3
FNFinance Electives12
Total Credits18