Students wishing to declare an economics major must contact the College of Liberal Arts’ advising center, A.T.L.A.S. to declare or change their major. Please click on the links directly below to be taken to information about the corresponding program:
- B.A. in Economics
- B.A. in Business Economics
- B.A. in Mathematical Economics and Economic Theory
- Minor in Economics
- Minor in International Economics
Helpful Resources and Tools
- Undergraduate Academic Advising
- Frequently Asked Questions
- Goals and Objectives of the Undergraduate Program
- Economics Suggested Course Plan
- Business Economics Suggested Course Plan
- Mathematical Economics and Economic Theory Suggested Course Plan
(Note: The catalog year that applies to you is the year you declared the economics major.)
The bachelor of arts degree with a major in economics prepares students for a variety of careers in business and government. The degree also provides the foundation for teaching in elementary and secondary schools and for more advanced study in economics, business, law, and other related fields.
The bachelor of arts degree with a major in business economics provides students with the tools of economic analysis and their application in a business environment. The business economics major prepares students for careers in the private or public sector. Students completing this major will have a solid foundation in microeconomic theory, macroeconomic theory, and quantitative methods. They will have also completed courses in international economics and business administration. The bachelors degree in business economics is excellent preparation for graduate study in economics, business administration, public administration, and law.
The Bachelor of Arts in Economics with an option in Mathematical Economics and Economic Theory provides students with the tools of economic analysis with an emphasis on economic theory, economic optimization and statistics. This option is recommended for students interested in graduate study in economics.