Recommended Plans of Study

These guides provide suggestions for plans of study for those students intending to pursue either advanced study or careers in the indicated areas.

While these are just recommendations—not requirements—completing these courses should leave a student well prepared for either advanced studies or a career.

Please note that courses marked with an asterisk do not count towards satisfaction of the requirements for a BA in Economics.

Graduate School Focus

  • ECON 1010: Introduction to Microeconomics OR ECON 1050: Economics in Practice
  • MATH 1350: Calculus I*
  • MATH 1360: Calculus II*
  • ECON 2020: Introduction to Macroeconomics
  • MATH 2350: Calculus III*
  • ECON 2810: Introduction to Statistics and Computing in Economics
  • ECON 3010: Intermediate Microeconomic Theory
  • ECON 3020: Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory
  • MATH 3130: Introduction to Linear Algebra*
  • MATH 3810: Introduction to Probability and Statistics*
  • ECON 4010: Advanced Microeconomic Theory
  • ECON 4020: Advanced Macroeconomic Theory
  • MATH 4820: Mathematical Statistics II
  • ECON 4810: Introduction to Econometrics
  • ECON 4990: Senior Seminar
  • 3 elective courses in economics

Business Focus

  • ECON 1010: Introduction to Microeconomics OR Econ 1050: Economics in Practice
  • MATH 1120: Calculus for Business and Economics*
  • ACCT 2010: Introduction to Financial Accounting*
  • ECON 2020: Introduction to Macroeconomics
  • ECON 2810: Introduction to Statistics and Computing in Economics
  • ECON 3010: Intermediate Microeconomic Theory
  • ECON 3020: Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory
  • FNCE 3050: Basic Finance*
  • ECON 3690: Economics of Business
  • FNCE 4300: Bank Management*
  • FNCE 4400: International Financial Management*
  • ECON 4990: Senior Seminar
  • 5 elective courses in economics

Pre-Law Focus

  • ECON 1010: Introduction to Microeconomics OR Econ 1050: Economics in Practice
  • MATH 1120: Calculus for Business and Economics*
  • ECON 2020: Introduction to Macroeconomics
  • ECON 2810: Introduction to Economic Statistics and Computing in Economics
  • ECON 3010: Intermediate Microeconomic Theory
  • ECON 3020: Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory
  • ECON 3210: Public Economics I
  • ECON 3850: Law and Economics
  • ECON 4010: Advanced Microeconomic Theory
  • ECON 4210: Public Economics II
  • ECON 4510: Constitution and the Economy
  • ECON 4990: Senior Seminar
  • 1 elective courses in economics

Actuary/Applied Analysis Focus

  • ECON 1010: Introduction to Microeconomics OR Econ 1050: Economics in Practice
  • MATH 1350: Calculus I*
  • MATH 1360: Calculus II*
  • ECON 2020: Introduction to Macroeconomics
  • MATH 2350: Calculus III*
  • ECON 2810: Introduction to Economic Statistics and Computing in Economics
  • ECON 3010: Intermediate Microeconomic Theory
  • ECON 3020: Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory
  • MATH 3130: Introduction to Linear Algebra*
  • MATH 3810: Introduction to Probability and Statistics*
  • ECON 4010: Advanced Microeconomic Theory
  • ECON 4810: Introduction to Econometrics
  • MATH 4810: Mathematical Statistics I*
  • MATH 4820: Mathematical Statistics II*
  • MATH 4830: Linear Statistical Models*
  • 6 elective courses in economics