Major in Economics (B.A.)
Core Courses 1
ECO201Principles of Economics4
MAT207MStatistical Analysis 23
BUS100MBusiness Calculus 23-4
or MAT124M Calculus 1
Additional Required Courses
ECO301Intermediate Microeconomics3
ECO302Intermediate Macroeconomics3
ECO340Econometrics4
ECO401Advanced Economic Theory3
ECO499Senior Seminar3
BUS481Internship in Business3-4
Electives from 200-level or above economics courses, excluding ECO2009
Major38-40
General Education51-52
Electives33-35
Total Credits122-127
1

Students majoring in economics must complete their core courses with a minimum grade of C in order to successfully complete the economics major.

2

This course meets a General Education requirement.

Note:

Students considering graduate studies in economics should select MAT125 and MAT211 and give consideration to earning a mathematics minor.

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B.A. in Economics 2016-2017: Option 1 - CWILT

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
GES106 Introduction to Liberal Arts1Nature of Persons (N) course 3ECO201 Principles of Economics4
GES110 College Writing3 BUS100M or MAT 124M Business Calculus or Calculus 14
GES125 Introduction to the Creative Arts4 GES130 Christianity Western Culture4
BIB101 Introduction to the Bible3 PEA100 Physical Wellness for Life1
Second Language (S) course1 4  
 15 3 13
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
ECO301 Intermediate Microeconomics3World Cultures (U) course 3ECO302 Intermediate Macroeconomics3
Laboratory Science (D) course 4 Economics Elective2 3
Contemporary Western Life and Thought (L) course 3 MAT207M Statistical Analysis3
Elective 4 THE201 Christian Theology3
  Elective 3
 14 3 15
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
Economics Elective2 3Elective 3ECO340 Econometrics4
Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3 Economics Elective2 3
Science, Technology, and Society (K) course 3 Comparative Systems (G) course 3
Leisure and Lifetime Sports (Q) course 1 Elective 4
Elective 4 Artistic Experience (A) course 0-3
 14 3 14-17
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
ECO401 Advanced Economic Theory3Interim Off BUS481 Internship in Business1-4
ECO499 Senior Seminar3 Electives 10
Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3 Cross Cultural Experience (Z) course 0-3
Electives 6  
 15 0 11-17
Total Credits: 120-129
1

Students must complete through the second semester of a first year language course or equivalent (Check the catalog for details of this option.)

2

 Electives from a 200-level or above economics course excluding ECO200

This program assumes a student will use BUS100M or MAT124M to meet the general education mathematics requirement. 

Most financial aid packages stipulate 12 credits/semester; Minnesota state grants are reduced when credit load falls below 15 credits/semester. (Interim credits may be split between fall and spring for state grant purposes only.)

B.A. in Economics 2016-2017: Option 2 - Humanities

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
GES106 Introduction to Liberal Arts1GES147 Humanities II: Renaissance and Reformation4ECO201 Principles of Economics4
GES145 Humanities I: Greco-Roman through Middle Ages4 BUS100M or MAT 124M Business Calculus or Calculus 13-4
BIB101 Introduction to the Bible3 GES244 Humanities III: European Enlightment and American Culture to 18774
Second Language (S) course1 4 Nature of Persons (N) course 3
PEA100 Physical Wellness for Life1  
 13 4 14-15
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
ECO301 Intermediate Microeconomics3Elective 3ECO302 Intermediate Macroeconomics3
Laboratory Science (D) course 4 Economics Elective2 3
GES246 Humanities IV: Modern and Contemporary Western Culture4 MAT207M Statistical Analysis3
World Cultures (U) course 3 Leisure and Lifetime Sports (Q) course 1
  Elective 4
 14 3 14
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
Economics Elective2 3Elective 3ECO340 Econometrics4
Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3 Economics Elective 2 3
Science, Technology, and Society (K) course 3 Comparative Systems (G) course 3
Electives 6 Elective 4
  Artistic Experience (A) course 0-3
 15 3 14-17
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
ECO401 Advanced Economic Theory3Interim Off BUS481 Internship in Business4
ECO499 Senior Seminar3 Electives 9
Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3 Cross Cultural Experience (Z) course 0-3
Electives 6  
 15 0 13-16
Total Credits: 122-129
1

Students must complete through the second semester of a first year language course or equivalent (Check the catalog for details of this option.)

2

 Electives from a 200-level or above economics course excluding ECO200

This program assumes a student will use BUS100M or MAT124M to meet the general education mathematics requirement. 

Most financial aid packages stipulate 12 credits/semester; Minnesota state grants are reduced when credit load falls below 15 credits/semester. (Interim credits may be split between fall and spring for state grant purposes only.)