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Economics, B.A.

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NY State Program Code: 04175
HEGIS Code: 2204.00
CIP Code: 45.0601

(120 credits including 36 credits in the major)

Requirements for the Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Economics

The economics major leads to the B.A. by successfully completing 120 credits of course work, consisting of 54 credits of General Education requirements  and liberal arts electives, 21 credits of economic course requirements, 15 credits of economics electives including not more than 6 credits of cross-disciplinary electives, and 30 credits of free electives.  Students must additionally choose between a theory/analysis track and a policy track.

Additional requirements for Theory/Analysis Track

Additional requirements for Policy Track


1 Choose 5 courses from the following, which may include a maximum of two courses from cross-disciplinary electives:

Semester Sequence

Degree: B.A.
Required GPA: 2.3
Credits Required for Major: 36
Credits Required to Graduate: 120

Course Credits Freshmen Sophomore Junior Senior
    Fall Spring Fall Spring Fall Spring Fall Spring
ECA (0203) 111 The Price System 3 or            
ECA (0203) 112 The National Economy 3 or            
ECA (0203) 275 Micro Economic Analysis 3              
ECA (0203) 276 Macro Economic Analysis 3              
ECA (0203) 216 Game Theory* 3              
ECA (0203) 251 Money and Banking* 3     or        
ECA (0203) 252 Public Finance* 3       or      
ECA (0203) 304 Math Methods* 3         or    
ECA (0203) 305 Econometrics* 3       or      
ECA (0203) 444 Senior Seminar in Economics (Capstone) 3              
*- Required for only one of the two tracks, as indicated above. Could be elective for the other track.    
Electives1 21 Courses may be taken during any semester.

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