Economics Course Plan

Catalog Year 2019-2020

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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 211) 3 credits
I Believe (THEO 101) 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 212) 3 credits
Statistics for Business & Economics (BUSN 240) 3 credits
Natural Science GE Requirement 4 credits
Introduction to Communication (COMM 100) 3 credits
I Believe (THEO 102) 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
Business Ethics (BUSN 290) 3 credits
Internships: Finding, Landing & Succeeding (CPAS 216 - optional/recommended) 1 credits
Electives 5 credits
Semester Total 17 credits
Cumulative Total 48 credits

Spring Semester

Public Economics (ECON 340) 3 credits
HUMA 290 or Fine Arts GE Requirement 3 credits
BIBL/RELI Elective GE Requirement 3 credits
Electives 6 credits
Semester Total 15 credits
Cumulative Total 63 credits

Third Year

Fall Semester

Intermediate Macroeconomics (ECON 302) 3 credits
International Economic Development (ECON 370) 3 credits
ECON Special Topics (if available) (ECON 485) 3 credits
Electives 6 credits
Semester Total 15 credits
Cumulative Total 78 credits

Spring Semester

Intermediate Microeconomics (ECON 301) 3 credits
Intercultural GE Requirement 3 credits
Electives 10 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 94 credits

Fourth Year

Fall Semester

Introduction to Applied Econometrics (ECON 410) 3 credits
Engaging Christ in Transition (LIBA 400) 3 credits
Developing a Professional Identity (CPAS 318 - optional/recommended) 1 credits
Electives 9 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
Urban & Regional Economics (ECON 440) 3 credits
Economics Internship or Research (ECON 475 or ECON 465) 3 credits
Electives 4 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 126 credits

Notes

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