Economics

Curriculum

General Education (Core) - 38 hours

Refer to the general education requirements for more information.

Economics Major - Varies
Required economics courses - 29 hours
  • HECO 201 Principles of Macroeconomics
  • HECO 202 Principles of Microeconomics
  • HECO 221 Basic Statistics
  • HECO 301 Microeconomic Theory
  • HECO 302 Macroeconomic Theory
  • HECO 321 Principles of Econometrics
  • HECO 321L Principles of Econometrics Lab
  • HECO 401 Economic Doctrine
  • HECO 405 International Trade
  • HECO 421 Topics in Econometrics
  • HECO 421L Topics in Econometrics Lab
Non-math Concentration - 9 hours
  • HMTH 161 Calculus I
  • HCOM 351 Professional Communication
  • HCSC 106 Introduction to Computer Science
Math Concentration - 30 hours
  • HMTH 161 Calculus I
  • HMTH 162 Calculus II
  • HMTH 255 Introduction to Set Theory
  • HMTH 263 Calculus Ill
  • HMTH 271 Introduction to Linear Algebra
  • HMTH 321 Introduction to Ordinary Differential Equation
  • HCOM 351 Professional Communication
  • HCSC 106 Introduction to Computer Science
  • HPHY 154 Mechanics Lecture and Recitation
Economics Electives - 9 hours

Choose three courses from the list below:

  • HECO 303 Economic History
  • HECO 304 Money and Banking
  • HECO 305 Economic Development
  • HECO 403 Labor Economics
  • HECO 404 Urban Economics
  • HECO 406 Public Finance
  • HECO 408 Special Topics in Economics
  • HECO 409 Directed Reading in Economics
  • HECO 410 Mathematical Economics
  • HECO 412 Financial Economics

Economics Minor

The minor in economics requires 18 hours of course work. This interdisciplinary minor is intended to provide students with the broad understanding of the economy with the necessary skills required for global policy analysis. Students are highly encouraged to complete the introductory courses by the end of their sophomore year.

  • HECO 201 Principles of Macroeconomics
  • HECO 202 Principles of Microeconomics
  • HECO 221 Basic Statistics I

Designated Economics Electives

Additionally, three 300- or 400-level economics electives are required.