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Courses for a Degree in Economics

In addition to a focus on economics and core business courses, colleges typically require completion of courses and electives in each of the Arts, Math, Natural Sciences, and Social Sciences areas. Below are some sample courses:

Economics Courses:

  • Principles of Microeconomics
  • Advanced Microeconomics
  • Principles of Macroeconomics
  • Advanced Macroeconomics
  • Elementary Econometrics
  • Money and Banking
  • History of Economic Analysis
  • Economic Development
  • Income Distribution and Inequality
  • Managerial Economics

Business Core Courses:

  • Financial Accounting I
  • Managerial Accounting I
  • Intro to Information Systems
  • Business Statistics
  • Finance
  • Management Science/ Operational Management
  • Marketing
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Business Law

General Curriculum Requirements

  • Arts Courses: Art, History, Languages, Literature, Music
  • Math Courses: Algebra, Calculus, Computer Science, Logic, Statistics
  • Natural Sciences Courses: Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Physics
  • Social Sciences Courses: Anthropology, Economics, Government, Psychology, Sociology