The Economics major allows you to acquire strong quantitative, analytical, and communications skills in the context of a liberal arts curriculum.
Students in the Economics major must take a total of 10 economics classes. For information about transfer courses and double majors, students should contact the Director of Undergraduate Studies or one of the Economics advisors.
Learn how to think and solve problems like an economist
Take four required theory courses:
- Principles of Microeconomics
- Intermediate Microeconomics*
- Principles of Macroeconomics
- Intermediate Macroeconomics*
*Calculus B or equivalent is a prerequisite
Learn the art and practice of data analysis
Take two required quantitative analysis courses
Apply what you learn to many subjects
Take four electives (at least two must be 40000 level and one must be Writing Intensive)
- Economic Growth
- Industrial Organization
- Economics of the Family
- International Macroeconomics
- Development Economics
- International Trade
- Game Theory
- Labor Economics
- Health Economics
- Monetary Policy
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