Economics

BA in Econ Major Course Requirements

Considering a BA in Economics?

Specific BA in Economics Requirements

27 credits

Required Economics Courses

  • ECON 1103 (Principles of Microeconomics) 3 credits
  • ECON 1104 (Principles of Macroeconomics) 3 credits
  • ECON 3003 (Intermediate Microeconomic Analysis) 3 credits
  • ECON 3004 (Intermediate Macroeconomic Analysis) 3 credits

Select Five Courses from: 

  • ECON 3040 (Global Applied Learning Project) 0-3 credits
  • ECON 4008 (Economics and Law) 3 credits
  • ECON 4010 (Public Finance) 3 credits
  • ECON 4012 (Urban and Regional Economics) 3 credits
  • ECON 4016 (Environmental and Natural Resource Economics) 3 credits
  • ECON 4020 (Economics of Labor Markets) 3 credits
  • ECON 4040 (International Economic Issues) 3 credits
  • ECON 4042 (International Antitrust) 3 credits
  • ECON 4044 (International Currency Markets) 3 Credits
  • ECON 4045 (Comparative Economic Systems) 3 credits
  • ECON 4046 (International Trade) 3 credits
  • ECON 4047 (Development Economics) 3 credits
  • ECON 4060 (Introduction to Econometrics) 3 credits
  • ECON 4065 (Introduction to Mathematical Economics) 3 credits
  • ECON 4070 (Economics and Ethics) 3 credits
  • ECON 4080 (Money, Banking, and Monetary Policy) 3 credits
  • ECON 4951 (Marquette-led travel & study abroad in econ) 3 credits
  • ECON 4995 (Independent Study) 3 credits
  • ECON 4953 (Seminar in Economics) 3 credit

Required Mathematics and Statistics Courses

  • MATH 1700 (Modern Elementary Statistics) 3 credits
  • MATH 1400 (Elements of Calculus, or equivalent, or higher-level calculus) 3-4 credits

Additional course requirements

In addition to the requirements for the major, all students in the College of Arts and Sciences complete college courses, the Marquette University core of common studies, and electives.

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