The Bachelor of Arts in Economics degree includes:
  • The General-Education component,
  • The B.A. Distribution Requirements
  • The Economics core, and
  • Elective courses.

The General-Education Component

The general-education component is intended to foster a well-rounded education. See guidelines for satisfying General Education.
Contact a School of Business academic advisor for guidance on the selection of specific courses within the general education lists that are prerequisites for required courses in the Economics degree plan.

The B.A. Distribution Requirements

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degrees have additional requirements beyond General Education (foreign language, historical investigation, etc.). Contact a School of Business academic advisor for guidance on the selection of courses that will meet these requirements.

The Economics Core

All Bachelor of Arts in Economics students must complete a core set of required courses within economics. 

Elective Courses

In addition to the general-education, B.A. distribution, and economics core components, students may need to complete additional elective courses to achieve the total number of 1) credit hours and 2) 300- and 400-level credit hours required for degree completion. These elective courses may be carefully selected in pursuit of a minor, second major, or internship.

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