Economics Major (B.A.)

https://paulcollege.unh.edu/academics/undergraduate-programs/bachelor-arts-economics

Bachelor of Arts in Economics is designed to offer students the maximum flexibility in tailoring a program of study and provides a powerful platform for launching careers in almost all walks of life. Students are encouraged to take a wide variety of courses, double major, and take advantage of study abroad programs.

B.A. economics majors may select to focus their major electives to satisfy the requirements of one of the three options defined by the Department of Economics: Money and Financial Markets, Global Trade and Finance, or Public Policy and Sustainability.

B.A. economics majors must complete eight (8) courses in economics, plus PAUL 405/406, ADMN 403, ADMN 410, a math course (MATH 420, MATH 424A, or equivalent), and an ethics course (PHIL 430 or equivalent). Coursework in accounting is recommended but not required.

Economics Major (B.A.)

B.A. economics majors must complete eight courses in economics plus ADMN 420 Business Statistics with a grade of at least C- (1.67) in each course and an average grade of 2.0 or better in the major courses.

Freshman Year
ECON 401Principles of Economics (Macro)4
ECON 402Principles of Economics (Micro)4
PAUL 405Freshman Academic Experience I1
PAUL 406Freshman Academic Experience II1
MATH 420Finite Mathematics4
or MATH 424A Calculus for Social Sciences
PHIL 430Ethics and Society (or equivalent ethics course)4
Sophomore Year
ADMN 420Business Statistics4
ECON 605Intermediate Microeconomic Analysis4
or ECON 606 Intermediate Microeconomics with Calculus
ECON 611Intermediate Macroeconomic Analysis4
Junior and Senior Years
ECON 774Senior Economics Seminar 14
Select three(3) additional ECON electives 212
Total Credits46
1

ECON 774 Senior Economics Seminar is the capstone course for the B.A. major and satisfies the capstone requirement of the University Discovery Program.

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Specific electives for the BA Options must be chosen from an approved list of courses.

Coursework in accounting is recommended but not required. B.A. economics majors may choose to focus their major electives to satisfy the requirements of one of the three options defined by the Department of Economics.