The following are the requirements for the Major in Economics:
Prerequisite Courses (2)
Required Courses (10):
Possible Timeline for the major*
Math 141 or Math 161
Econ 200-level (optional)
Econ 251 (Fall or Spring)
Econ 252 (Fall or Spring)
Econ 253 (Spring)
* There is flexibility in this schedule. Please feel free to reach out to the department head if you have any questions.
The following are the requirements for the Minor in Economics:
Prerequisite Course (1)
Required Courses (6):
Upon completion of the requirements listed below, the College will issue a certificate recognizing the completion of the program. It will also be noted on the student’s transcript. Students do not need to major in Economics in order to earn a Certificate in Financial Policy and Analysis.
Prerequisite Courses (4)
Note: These four courses can be used to fulfill some of the Common Course of Study requirements.
Required Core Courses (2)
Elective Courses (3)
Category A (one required)
*** Effective with the Class of 2022, PSTD 300 (ECON300) and ECON 358 will no longer be acceptable for a Category A elective.
Category B (two required)
This interdisciplinary major gives mathematically talented students with career plans in economics a wide range of mathematical skills and significant experience with the fundamental ideas of economics. It also distinguishes them from the thousands of students around the country who major in economics. A distinctive feature of the program is the senior capstone experience, in which students integrate their study of mathematics and economics.
Requirements (Classes of 2021 and 2022):
Requirements (Class of 2023 and beyond):