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Economics Major

Economics Major

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DEGREE PROGRAM CHECK SHEET

Complete all Institutional Graduation Requirements (Including University Writing Requirement, Diversity Requirement, General Education Requirement, etc.) as provided at http://www.eou.edu/registrar.

Program Requirements: Economics is a minimum of 61 credit hour degree. A grade of “C-” or better is required for each course counting towards the major, but a cumulative GPA of at least a 2.00 is required for completion of the major.


LOWER DIVISION REQUIRED COURSES: 19 credits
Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsPrerequisites
ECON 201Microeconomics [SSC]5MATH 095 or 098
ECON 202Macroeconomics [SSC,UWR]5MATH 095 or 098
MATH 241Survey Calculus [SMI]
Online students complete MATH 241A/241B in lieu of MATH 241
4MATH 111 or equivalent

Choose one of the following options:

Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsPrerequisites
STAT 243Elementary Statistics [SMI]
Online students complete STAT 243A/243B in lieu of STAT 243
4MATH 095
STAT 244Correlation & Regression1STAT 243 or STAT 243A
OR
POLS 251Social Science Research Methods5MATH 095

REQUIRED UPPER DIVISION COURSES: 19 credits
Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsPrerequisites
ECON 301Intermediate Microeconomics5ECON 201
ECON 302Intermediate Macroeconomics5ECON 202 & STAT 243/244 or POLS 251
ECON 370History of Economic Thought [SSC]5
ECON 401Econometrics Capstone I [UWR]2
ECON 402Econometrics Capstone II [UWR]2

UPPER DIVISION ELECTIVE COURSES: 23 credits

At least 15 credits must be in ECON coursework. Coursework outside ECON must be approved by ECON faculty:

Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsPrerequisites
ECON 310Selected Topics1 to 6
ECON 318Money/Financial Markets/Institutions [UWR]5ECON 202 & STAT 243/244 or POLS 251
ECON 340Managerial Economics5ECON 201, MATH 241 & STAT 327
ECON 345Economics of Development5
ECON 376Environmental and Natural Resource Economics5ECON 201
ECON 405Selected Topics1 to 5
ECON 410Selected Topics2 to 6
ECON 435Public Finance5
ECON 440International Economics: Issues & Analysis5ECON 201 & 202
ECON 481American Labor & Unions5
 Other courses must be approved by ECON faculty 

Total credits required for major: 61

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Last update February 2014