## BS in Economics

- 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.
- For major requirements see the Bachelor of Science in Economics page in the University Bulletin.

The following requirements must be fulfilled:

The general requirements stated under Columbian College of Arts and Sciences, Undergraduate Programs and the following curricular requirements.

Program-specific curriculum:

Code | Title | Credits |
---|---|---|

Required | ||

ECON 1011 | Principles of Economics I | |

ECON 1012 | Principles of Economics II | |

ECON 2103 | Intermediate Microeconomic Theory: A Mathematical Approach | |

or ECON 2101 | Intermediate Microeconomic Theory | |

ECON 2104 | Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory: A Mathematical Approach | |

or ECON 2102 | Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory | |

ECON 2123 | Introduction to Econometrics | |

ECON 4198W | Proseminar in Economics | |

MATH 1221 | Calculus with Precalculus II ^{*} | |

or MATH 1231 | Single-Variable Calculus I | |

or MATH 1252 | Calculus for the Social and Management Sciences | |

MATH 1232 | Single-Variable Calculus II ^{*} | |

STAT 1111 | Business and Economic Statistics I (or equivalent) | |

or STAT 1051 | Introduction to Business and Economic Statistics | |

or STAT 1053 | Introduction to Statistics in Social Science | |

Electives | ||

Two courses (6 credits), completed with a minimum grade of C-, from the following: | ||

CSCI 1041 | Introduction to FORTRAN Programming | |

CSCI 1111 | Introduction to Software Development | |

CSCI 1121 | Introduction to C Programming | |

CSCI 1131 | Introduction to Programming with C | |

CSCI 1311 | Discrete Structures I | |

CSCI 4314 | Discrete Analysis-Computer Science | |

CSCI 4341 | Continuous Algorithms | |

CSCI 4511 | Artificial Intelligence Algorithms | |

EMSE 2705 | Mathematics in Operations Research | |

EMSE 3701 | Operations Research Methods | |

EMSE 3850 | Quantitative Models in Systems Engineering | |

EMSE 4710 | Applied Optimization Modeling | |

MATH 2184 | Linear Algebra I | |

MATH 2233 | Multivariable Calculus ^{**} | |

MATH 2971 | Introduction to Mathematical Reasoning ^{**} | |

MATH 3342 | Ordinary Differential Equations ^{**} | |

MATH 3410 | Mathematics of Finance ^{**} | |

MATH 4239 | Real Analysis I ^{**} | |

STAT 1129 | Introduction to Computing | |

STAT 2183 | Intermediate Statistics Lab/Packages | |

STAT 3119 | Analysis of Variance | |

STAT 3187 | Introduction to Sampling | |

STAT 4157 | Introduction to Mathematical Statistics I | |

STAT 4158 | Introduction to Mathematical Statistics II | |

STAT 4181 | Applied Time Series Analysis | |

STAT 4188 | Nonparametric Statistics Inference | |

STAT 4189 | Mathematical Probability and Applications I | |

STAT 4190 | Mathematical Probability and Applications II | |

STAT 4197 | Fundamentals of SAS Programming for Data Management | |

Five additional Economics (ECON) courses (15 credits) numbered between 2000 and 4999; at least one of these courses (3 credits) must be taken at the 3000-level. ECON 3098 and ECON 3099 may be counted towards the 15 credits of ECON electives, but they do not count toward the required minimum of at least 3 credits of 3000-level courses. A maximum of three courses may be regional and two international. | ||

Regional courses: | ||

ECON 2169 | Introduction to the Economy of China | |

ECON 2170 | Introduction to the Economy of Japan | |

ECON 2185 | Economic History and Problems of Latin America | |

ECON 2198 | Special Topics in Economics - Regional | |

ECON 3098 | Variable Topics - Regional Economics | |

ECON 3198 | Advanced Topics in Economics - Regional | |

International courses: | ||

ECON 2180 | Survey of International Economics | |

ECON 2181 | International Trade Theory and Policy | |

or ECON 3181 | International Trade Theory | |

ECON 2182 | International Macroeconomic Theory and Policy |

* The MATH course selected from among MATH 1221 Calculus with Precalculus II, MATH 1231 Single-Variable Calculus I, or MATH 1252 Calculus for the Social and Management Sciences, as well as MATH 1232 Single-Variable Calculus II, must be completed with a grade of C- or above.

** MATH 2233 Multivariable Calculus, MATH 2971 Introduction to Mathematical Reasoning, MATH 3342 Ordinary Differential Equations,MATH 3410 Mathematics of Finance, and MATH 4239 Real Analysis I are strongly recommended for those planning to pursue graduate study in economics.

## Department of Economics

### Columbian College of Arts & Sciences

Monroe Hall

2115 G St., NW

Suite 340

Washington, DC 20052

Phone: 202-994-6150 | Fax: 202-994-6147

econgrad@gwu.edu