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Requirements for the Major and Minor

Majoring in Economics

Effective Fall Term 2014, the requirements of the major have changed.  The requirements that apply to you can be found here.  If you declared the major between Fall 2011 and Summer 2014, scroll down in that same document to find the requirements that apply to you. 

Minoring in Economics

The requirements for minoring in Economics can be found here. Unlike the requirements of the major, the requirements of the minor did not change for Fall Term 2014.  

Declaring the Major or Minor in Economics

When declaring the Economics major or minor, a student must: 
1. Have already completed the prerequisite courses with the requisite grades AND 
2. Have a GPA of 2.0 or better in Economics courses already taken.

Paths Through the Major in Economics

Economics is a challenging major.  Even so, most students who major in economics can graduate in just four years. For several examples of how to make timely progress through the major, even if you decide on economics late, or transfer from another university, or study abroad, click here.