Economics, B.A., B.S.

The B.A. in Economics provides a deep knowledge of the world’s economy in the best traditions of the liberal arts. In this program students are required to complete seven core and three additional courses within economics. The B.S. program offers two options: Applied Economics, for students who intend to seek employment as economists, or pursue graduate work in areas such as law and business; and Economic Theory and Methods, for students preparing for graduate study in economics.


Academic Advisor

College of Arts and Sciences


Curriculum Sheets

BA: Economics


BS: Applied Option

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BS: Theory and Methods Option

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Major Entry Requirements

  • Complete 24 units and have a minimum GPA of 2.00
  • Complete ECN 201 and 202 with at least a grade of C in each
  • Complete URI 101