BS in Economics

The following requirements must be fulfilled:
  • For CCAS majors,the general requirements stated under Columbian School of Arts and Sciences. Students from other schools (e.g., ESIA, SEAS) must satisfy the requirements of their home school.
  • Prerequisite courses: Econ 1011-1012 (Principles of Micro/Macro).
  • Required courses in related areas: Math 1231 and 1232 (Calculus with Precalculus and Single-Variable Calculus I), or equivalent; Stat 1111 (or 1051 or 1053) , or equivalent; 6 hours of additional course work in mathematics, statistics, system engineering or computer science, to be approved by the departmental advisor (e.g., Math 2233 (Multivariable Calculus), 3125 (Linear Algebra II), 3342 (Ordinary Differential Equations); Stat 4157, 4158, 4181, 2183; CSci 1311 (Discrete Structures), 4341 (Continuous Algorithms), 4511 (Intro Artificial Intelligence), 4314 (Discrete Analysis - Comp Sci); Emse 3850 (Quant Models in Systems Eng), 3701 (Operations Research Methods), 2705 (Mathematics in OR), 4710 (Applied Optimization Modeling), 3760 (Discrete Systems Simulation).
  • Required courses in the major: Econ 2101, 2102, 2123, 4198W, and five additional upper-level economics courses to be approved by the departmental advisor. Grades of C- or better are required in Econ 2101 and 2102. A maximum of three regional courses (Econ 2133, 2169, 2170, 2185) can be counted toward the four additional courses. Of the three international economic courses (Econ 2180, 2181, and 2182) only two may be counted toward the major. Majors need not take any regional or international courses. One semester of calculus is required for Econ 2101 and 2102.


Fall 2015 Undergraduate Advising

For Declaration of Major or Minor

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                        Wednesdays 10:00am-12pm
                        Thursdays 1:30-3:30 pm
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Professor Phillips
Office Hours: Mondays 2:00pm-4:00pm
                        Thursdays 1:30pm-3:30pm
Office: Government 303