Schroeder School of Business

Bachelor of Arts in Economics

The BA in Economics is an exceptionally flexible program, where students enjoy the broadening experience of a liberal arts education while acquiring the skills they will need to succeed in a professional career. Working alongside their advisors, students have the opportunity to select from many disciplines complemented by economics - or even to complete a BA degree with a double major in economics and another field.


This degree requires completion of 124 semester hours, allocated as follows:

General Education – 41 hours: including Economics 470; Quantitative Methods 227

Economics Major – 36 hours: Economics 101, 102, 345, 346, 372, 425; five approved upper division economics elective courses; Mathematics 134 or higher.

Additional foreign language – 6 hours: Bachelor of Arts requires proficiency in or completion of a foreign language through the course numbered 212

Electives – 41 hours