Economics Course Plan

Catalog Year 2018-2019

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Major Requirement

Must be taken to fulfill major requirements.

Major Elective

Must be taken to fulfill major requirements, or replaced with an equivalent course.

Gen-Ed Requirement

Must be taken to fulfill general education requirements.

Elective

Can be chosen from a selection of courses.

See MyGFU for detailed academic requirements.

First Year

Fall Semester

Principles of Macroeconomics (ECON 202) 3 credits
Bible Survey (BIBL 100 ) 3 credits
Knowing & Being Known (LIBA 100) 3 credits
MATH GE Requirement (MATH 190 or higher recommended) 3 credits
HIST, INTL or PSCI GE Requirement 3 credits
Semester Total 15 credits
Cumulative Total 15 credits

Spring Semester

Principles of Microeconomics (ECON 201) 3 credits
Statistics for Business & Economics (BUSN 240) 3 credits
Natural Science GE Requirement 4 credits
Introduction to Communication (COMM 100) 3 credits
BIBL/RELI GE Elective Requirement 3 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 31 credits

Second Year

Fall Semester

Major Elective - see list in catalog 3 credits
Lifelong Fitness (HHPA 120) 2 credits
HUMA 205 or LITR & PHIL GE Requirement 3 credits
Internships: Finding, Landing & Succeeding (GEED 216 - optional/recommended) 1 credits
Electives 6 credits
Semester Total 15 credits
Cumulative Total 46 credits

Spring Semester

Public Economics (ECON 340) 3 credits
HUMA 290 or Fine Arts GE Requirement 3 credits
History & Theology of Christianity (RELI 300) 3 credits
Electives 6 credits
Semester Total 15 credits
Cumulative Total 61 credits

Third Year

Fall Semester

Intermediate Microeconomics (ECON 301) 3 credits
International Economic Development (ECON 370) 3 credits
Financial Markets & Institutions OR ECON Special Topics (FINC 340 or ECON 485) 3 credits
Electives 6 credits
Semester Total 15 credits
Cumulative Total 76 credits

Spring Semester

Intermediate Macroeconomics (ECON 302) 3 credits
Intercultural GE Requirement 3 credits
Electives 12 credits
Semester Total 18 credits
Cumulative Total 94 credits

Fourth Year

Fall Semester

Introduction to Applied Econometrics (ECON 410) 3 credits
Urban & Regional Economics (ECON 440) 3 credits
Engaging Christ in Transition (LIBA 400) 3 credits
Developing a Professional Identity (GEED 218 - optional/recommended) 1 credits
Electives 6 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 110 credits

Spring Semester

International Trade & Finance (ECON 463) 3 credits
Economics Senior Seminar (ECON 490) 3 credits
Economics Internship or Research (ECON 475 or ECON 465) 3 credits
Electives 7 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 126 credits

Notes

Math requirement may be waived with a math SAT score of 620 or higher.