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2013-2014

Economics (3250)

B.S. - Bachelor of Science

Major: Labor Economics (325001BST)

Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences

Learning Outcomes
Graduates will access existing economic knowledge.
Graduates will demonstrate a command of existing economic knowledge.
Graduates are able to interpret existing economic knowledge.
Graduates are able to interpret and manipulate economic data.
Graduates can apply existing economic knowledge.
Graduates are able to create new knowledge.

Year 1

Fall
3300:111 English Composition I3
3450:145 College Algebra4
Physical Education/Wellness:Any1
Natural Science:Any Set4
Oral Communication:Any3
Min Credit Total 15
Spring
3300:112 English Composition II3
3250:200 Principles of Microeconomics3
3450:210 Calculus with Business Applic3
Social Science:Any Set3
Natural Science:Any OTHER Set4
Min Credit Total 16
Summer
Min Credit Total 0

Year 2

Fall
3250:226 Computer Skills for Econ Anlys3
3250:201 Principles of Macroeconomics3
3470:261 Introductory Statistics I2
3470:262 Introductory Statistics II2
3400:210 Humanities in Western Trad I4
Area Studies & Cultural Diversity:Any2
Min Credit Total 16
Spring
Humanities:Any Set3
Elective:Any4
Upper Level Elective:3250: Economics3
Upper Level Elective:Any 300/4003
Elective:Any3
Min Credit Total 16
Summer
Min Credit Total 0

Year 3

Fall
3250:410 Intermediate Microeconomics3
Upper Level Elective:Any 300/4003
Upper Level Elective:Any 300/4003
Elective:Any3
Elective:3250: Economics3
Min Credit Total 15
Spring
3250:333 Labor Economics3
3250:426 Applied Econometrics3
Social Science:Upper Level 300/4003
Area Studies & Cultural Diversity:Any2
Humanities:Any OTHER Set3
Elective:Any3
Min Credit Total 17
Summer
Min Credit Total 0

Year 4

Fall
3250:430 Labor Market & Social Policy3
Upper Level Elective:Any 300/4003
Social Science:Upper Level 300/4003
Elective:3250: Economics3
Upper Level Elective:Any 300/4003
Elective:Any 3
Min Credit Total 18
Spring
3250:434 Labor Market Analysis & Eval3
Elective:Any3
Social Science:Upper Level 300/4003
Upper Level Elective:Any 300/4003
Upper Level Elective:Any 300/4003
Min Credit Total 15
Summer
Min Credit Total 0
Degree Distribution Requirements
This curriculum guide is a recommended plan of study. Students with questions about degree requirements should contact an academic advisor.
Students may not receive credit for 3250:244 Introduction to Economic Analysis and 3250:200,201. However, students who have completed 3250:244 are not required to take 3250:200,201 before beginning upper division work. 3250:100 Introduction to Economics cannot be used to satisfy the requirements for a major or minor in economics.
3450:215 Concepts of Calculus may be substituted for 3450:210 Calculus for Business Applications.
The following credit hour requirements apply to this degree: 128 minimum total credits; 32 credits in residence; the final 32 credits must be taken from The University of Akron.

Guide Updated: 03-19-2013