Prepare for Success
If you are fascinated by current global issues and events, and you want to know more about what drives economies around the world, a degree in economics may be for you. The field requires excellent analytical and critical thinking, as well as good problem solving. You should also have strong research and communication skills.
Your First Year
During your first year as an economics major in the College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences, you may take:
- Econ 201 – Principles of Macroeconomics
- Econ 202 – Principles of Microeconomics
- Comm 101 – Fundamentals of Public Speaking
- Engl 101 – Intro to College Writing
- Engl 102 – College Writing and Rhetoric
- Math/Statistics (10-11 credits)
- Natural and Applied Science (7-8 credits)
- Core Discovery I & II
The Bachelor of Arts in Economics requires a foreign language competency.