Economics

For the Degree of Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts and Sciences

Major in Economics

E-mail: econug@illinois.edu
 

Minimum required major and supporting course work normally equates to 55-56 hours including a minimum of 30 hours of economics courses excluding ECON 199ECON 220ECON 398, and ECON 399.

General education: Students must complete the Campus General Education requirements including the campus general education language requirement.

Twelve hours of 300- or 400-level courses in the major must be taken on this campus.

A Major Plan of Study Form must be completed and submitted to the LAS Student Affairs Office before the end of the fifth semester (60-75 hours). Please see your adviser.

Minimum hours required for graduation: 120 hours

Departmental distinction: A student must have a grade point average of at least 3.25 overall and at least 3.5 in economics; complete a research project (e.g., complete ECON 399); and be recommended by the faculty research adviser.

Economics Courses including:30
Microeconomic Principles
Macroeconomic Principles
Economics at Illinois
Economic Statistics I
Economic Statistics II
Inter Microeconomic Theory
Inter Macroeconomic Theory
11 additional hours of economics at the 300- or 400-level 1
Mathematics:7-8
Calculus
Calculus I
Calculus II
Additional mathematics courses are recommended
Supporting course work. 18 hours of courses outside economics but related to the student’s major interest in economics (see www.economics.illinois.edu/programs/undergrad for details).18

For further information, please visit the Economics undergraduate program page.