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Economics major

Wealth and poverty. Finance-related current events. Government programs and policies. Societal economics.

EMU's economics major examines many of society’s most fundamental and controversial issues. As an integral part of a liberal arts education, economics explains how people and societies behave. 

Challenge yourself. Grow. Make an impact in law, business, politics, international relief and a variety of other world-changing careers. 

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Curriculum

The economics major consists of the following courses for a total of 49-50 SH:

  • ACTG 221 Financial Accounting - 3  
  • BUAD 101 Business at EMU - 3  
  • CIS 211 Spreadsheet and Data Management - 1  
  • ECON 211 Principles of Microeconomics - 3  
  • ECON 212 Principles of Macroeconomics - 3  
  • *ECON 300 Environmental and Ecological Economics - 3  
  • *ECON 311 Contemporary Economic Issues - 3  
  • *ECON 331 History of Economic Thought - 3  
  • *ECON 341 Intermediate Microeconomics - 3  
  • *ECON 342 Intermediate Macroeconomics - 3  
  • *ECON 401 Development Economics - 3  
  • *ECON 411 International Economics - 3  
  • PXD 375 Globalization and Justice - 3  
  • STAT 120 Descriptive Statistics - 2  
  • STAT 220 Inferential Statistics - 2  
  •  STAT 230 Regression and ANOVA - 2  
  • BUAD 301 Quantitative Decision Making   OR MATH 350 Linear Algebra - 3  
  • *MATH 150 Elements of Calculus - 3    OR MATH 185 Calculus I - 4 
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