May 22, 2024  
2023-2024 University Bulletin 
2023-2024 University Bulletin

Economics - B.A.

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The Bachelor of Arts in economics is designed for students seeking to study basic economic theory and its applicability to the analysis of problems in the economy and society. The BA in economics is a good choice for students who want to pursue a business-related major in combination with a major or minor in another field. 

Major Requirements:

Thirty-three semester hours, including:

Additional Requirements:

A minimum of one-half of the credit hours in the major must be completed at Dominican.

Students majoring in economics are advised to complete MATH 130  or MATH 170  to satisfy the mathematics foundation requirement.

Additional Information

Students intending to pursue graduate study in economics are strongly recommended to complete MATH 230 , MATH 261 , MATH 262 , MATH 270 , and ECON 341 .

Students intending to pursue a career in the social sciences are strongly recommended to complete ECON 440  and ECON 441  and courses in political science, psychology, or sociology.

Credit-hour requirements reflect the number of credits earned by students who complete all major requirements at Dominican University. These totals may be reduced due to transfer-hour totals.

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