This major is available as a bachelor of arts or bachelor of science degree, as defined in the section on degree requirements for all majors in this catalog.
36 credits including:
|ECON 210||PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS||4|
|ECON 411||INTERMEDIATE MICROECONOMICS||4|
|ECON 412||INTERMEDIATE MACROECONOMICS||4|
|ECON 417||SENIOR SEMINAR IN ECONOMICS||4|
|Remaining Credits to reach 36 total, from the following:||16|
|ECONOMICS OF SPORTS|
|ECONOMICS OF COLLEGE SPORTS|
|TOPICS IN SPORTS ECONOMICS|
|INTERNATIONAL MONETARY ECONOMICS|
|NATURAL RESOURCE ECONOMICS|
|PUBLIC SECTOR ECONOMICS|
|ECONOMICS OF THE LAW|
|TOPICS IN ECONOMIC HISTORY|
|PEER INSTRUCTION 1|
|HISTORY OF ECONOMIC THOUGHT|
|INDEPENDENT STUDY 1|
|ECONOMICS RESEARCH 1|
Select no more than eight credits total from ECON 439, ECON 480, ECON 487, and ECON 490.
Departmental Quantitative Advisory and Requirement Advisory
Students enrolling in economics courses must demonstrate the following quantitative prerequisites:
- To enroll in PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS (ECON 210) a student is strongly advised to have done one of the following:
- To enroll in INTERMEDIATE MICROECONOMICS (ECON 411) or INTERMEDIATE MACROECONOMICS (ECON 412), a student must:
Departmental Policy on Prerequisites
The Economics Department presumes that students will have taken the applicable prerequisite(s) when registering for courses. However, all courses have the option of “consent of instructor.” Prerequisites will be waived only when the instructor and the department chair deem that a student’s background render the applicable prerequisite(s) unnecessary.
Student Learning Outcomes
In successfully completing a major in Economics, a student will:
- display a command of existing economic knowledge;
- utilize economic knowledge to explain economic issues; and
- create new economic knowledge.
Oregon Preliminary Teaching Licensure in Social Studies
A student majoring in Economics must also complete a Secondary Education major with Licensure. In order to complete the Secondary Education major with Licensure, students should begin taking education courses no later than their sophomore year. The student must be advised by faculty in both majors.