Customize Your Major

Students can design their economics major to fit their specific interests and future plans. While the Department does not offer major concentrations, students are encouraged to use this as a guide for selecting major courses.

Please see economics courses grouped by career focus and courses grouped by area of interest. Course descriptions can be found in the online Undergraduate Catalog.
Students interested in pursuing a masters or Ph.D in economics are encouraged to enroll in the recommended courses outlined on the Masters and Ph.D. Preparation webpage.

Careers in Business/Finance

Empirical Methods in Economics I, ECON 2311
Operations Research, ECON 2326
Labor Economics, ECON 2441
Money and Banking, ECON 2411
Government and Industry, ECON 2462
Problem in Money and Banking, ECON 3416
Public Finance, ECON 3431
Organization of Industry, ECON 3461
Economics of the Law, ECON 3468

Careers in International Relations, Trade & Finance
Economic History of Europe, ECON 2101
Empirical Methods in Economics I, ECON 2311
Transitional Economics of Russia and Eastern Europe, ECON 2477
International Trade, ECON 3421
International Finance, ECON 3422
Economic Development, ECON 3473

Careers in Public Policy/Advocacy/Journalism
Economic History of Europe, ECON 2101
Economic History of U.S, ECON 2102
Economics of Poverty, ECON 2456
Women& Minorities in the Labor Market, ECON 2444
Government and Industry, ECON 2462
Public Finance, ECON 3431
Urban and Regional Economics, ECON 3439
Health Economics, ECON 3451
Environmental and Resource Economics, ARE 4462

Careers in Law
Philosophy and Economics, ECON 2126
Empirical Methods in Economics I, ECON 2311
Money and Banking, ECON 2411
Government and Industry, ECON 2462
Public Finance, ECON 3431
Economics of Law, ECON 3468
Principles of Financial Accounting, ACCT 2001
Financial Management, FNCE 3101

Careers in Public Administration/Government/Labor
Empirical Methods in Economics I, ECON 2311
Information Technology for Economics, ECON 2327
Economics of Poverty, ECON 2456
Public Finance, ECON 3431
Contemporary Problems in Economics, ECON 3438
Urban and Regional Economics, ECON 3439
Health Economics, ECON 3451
Organization of Industry, ECON 3461
Economics of Law, ECON 3468
Theory of Labor Markets, ECON 3441

Economics Courses Grouped by Area of Interest

Labor Economics
Women & Minorities in the Labor Market, ECON 2444
Labor Economics, ECON 2441
Theory of Labor Markets, ECON 3441

 

International Economics
Transitional Economics of Russia and Eastern Europe, ECON 2477
International Trade, ECON 3421
International Finance, ECON 3422
Economic Development, ECON 3473

 

Money and Financial Markets
Money and Banking, ECON 2411
Problems in Money and Banking, ECON 3416
International Finance, ECON 3422
Public Finance, ECON 3431

Relations between Government and the Private Sector
Government and Industry, ECON 2462
Public Finance, ECON 3431
Organization of Industry, ECON 3461
Economics of Law, ECON 3468

Technical and Quantitative Skills
Mathematical Economics, ECON 2301
Empirical Methods in Economics I, ECON 2311
Empirical Methods in Economics II, ECON 2312
Operations Research, ECON 2326
Information Technology for Economics, ECON 2327

Economic History and Economics Systems
Economic History of Europe, ECON 2101
Economic History of U.S, ECON 2102
Economic History of the Middle East, ECON 2104
History of Economic Thought, ECON 2110
Beyond Self Interest, ECON 2127

Applied Economics Policy and Analysis
Women & Minorities in the Labor Market, ECON 2444
Public Finance, ECON 3431
Contemporary Problem in Economics, ECON 3438
Urban and Regional Economics, ECON 3439
Health Economics, ECON 3451
Organization of Industry, ECON 3461

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