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Economics Major


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Degree Requirements


English Composition - Total Credits: 6


English Literature - Total Credits: 3


Constitutions - Total Credits: 3-6


Mathematics - Total Credits: 3


Distribution Requirement Social Science


Multicultural and International


(see notes below)

Other College of Business Requirements - Total Credits: 9


Non-business Electives - Credits Vary


The number of non-business electives necessary for each student varies based on how many credits a student uses to satisfy the requirements identified above. The minimum credits required to earn a degree from the College of Business is 124.

Economics Major Requirements - Total Credits: 27


Twelve of the 27 required economics major credits must be 400-level ECON courses.

Total Credits: 124-129


Notes:


  1. Students planning to pursue graduate studies in economics are encouraged to take ECON 402, 403, 440, 441, 442 and 493.
  2. Students interested in careers in government are encouraged to take ECON 307, 354, 451 and 470.
  3. Students pursuing careers in business are encouraged to take ECON 457, 441, 462, 463 and 480.
  4. For students planning a career in law, a major in economics offers excellent preparation. Recommended electives for the pre-law major included ECON 354, 455 and 457.
  5. Students must complete a three-credit multicultural course and a three-credit international course. Courses satisfying other requirements may simultaneously satisfy both the multicultural and international requirements. However, one course may not satisfy both the multicultural and international requirements. For an approved list, visit http://www.unlv.edu/committees/gec. Economics-B.S.B.A. students may meet the multicultural requirement by taking BLW 302, which is required for the business core, or ECON 305 as one of the upper-division economics electives. Economics-B.S.B.A. students may meet the international requirement by taking ECON 358, ECON 462 or ECON 463 as one of the upper-division economics electives.

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