Sports Economics Major
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.
48 credits including:
|Economics Core (20 credits)||20|
|PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS|
|SENIOR SEMINAR IN ECONOMICS|
|Sports Economics Core (two of the following three courses):||8|
|ECONOMICS OF SPORTS|
|ECONOMICS OF COLLEGE SPORTS|
|TOPICS IN SPORTS ECONOMICS|
|Experiential Learning Course (4 credits minimum)||4|
|One ECON Elective 1||4|
|Non-ECON Sports-themed Course 2||4|
|MATH 140||INTRODUCTION TO STATISTICS||3|
|or MATH 340||PROBABILITY AND STATISTICS I|
|MATH 160||FINITE MATHEMATICS WITH CALCULUS||5|
|or MATH 170||CALCULUS I|
May also select ECON 321, ECON 322, or ECON 3232: whichever one is not used as part of Sports Economics Core.
Appropriately themed 398 courses or sport-focused 300 or higher level courses from outside the department may be substituted with departmental chair approval.
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.