Analytical Economics Major (B.S.)

https://paulcollege.unh.edu/economics/program/bs/analytical-economics-major

B.S. in Analytical Economics emphasizes the predictive and prescriptive modeling skills that are in high demand in today's labor market. Prescriptive modeling is quantitative and strategic decision analysis geared toward corporate decisions. Predictive modeling emphasizes data analysis skills used to develop the information needed to make these decisions.

B.S. analytical economics majors must complete ten courses in economics with a grade of at least a C- (1.67) in each Paul College major course and an average grade of 2.3 or better in the major courses. In addition, majors must complete MATH 424A and ADMN 403, ADMN 410, ADMN 420, and an ethics course (PHIL 431 or equivalent). ECON 775 is the capstone course for the B.S. major and satisfies the capstone requirement of the University Discovery Program. 

B.S. analytical economics majors must complete ten courses in economics with a grade of at least C- (1.67) in each course and an average grade of 2.3 or better in Paul College major courses.

B.S. in Analytical Economics degree requirements:

ECON 401Principles of Economics (Macro)4
ECON 402Principles of Economics (Micro)4
ADMN 403Computing Essentials for Business1
PAUL 405Freshman Academic Experience I1
PAUL 406Freshman Academic Experience II1
MATH 424ACalculus for Social Sciences4
ADMN 410Management Information Systems4
ADMN 510Business Statistics4
PHIL 431Business Ethics4
ECON 565Predictive Modeling: Data Driven Economic Analysis4
ECON 606Intermediate Microeconomics with Calculus 14
ECON 611Intermediate Macroeconomic Analysis 14
ECON 726Introduction to Econometrics4
ECON 727Advanced Econometrics 24
ECON 775Applied Research Skills for Economists 34
At least two (2) Economics electives8
Total Credits59

Students may petition to substitute one business administration course for an economics elective if the course is at the 600 level or above and if a grade of C- or better is earned. Students may earn no more than 16 credits in internships, independent studies, field experience, and supervised student teaching experience. All Analytical Economics majors must satisfy the bachelor of science degree requirements, and all Discovery Program requirements. Students satisfy the Inquiry requirement of the Discovery Program before the end of their sophomore year by completing an Inquiry or Inquiry-attribute course within the Paul College, or another course offered by another college at the University.

  • Graduates will be critical thinkers.
  • Graduates will be effective communicators.
  • Graduates will have demonstrated proficiency in the core content areas of microeconomics and macroeconomics.