The economics major consists of a total of nine full-semester courses in economics, including:

  • An Introduction to Economics (111 or 111E)

  • The core theory courses in Microeconomics (300/301), Macroeconomics (330/331), and Econometrics (360/361)

  • At least five other courses in economics, usually electives numbered 200-290 or 400-490


There are also additional major requirements, which include:

  • At least one of the electives must be an upper level elective (numbered 400-490)

  • Mathematics 111 or equivalent is also required

  • Honors students must take a total of ten economics courses

The Course Catalog contains additional important information.  You should consult the Catalog and this Handbook regularly and seek guidance whenever you have a question.