Economics Course Plan

Catalog Year 2017-2018

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Major Requirement

Must be taken to fulfill major requirements.

Major Elective

Must be taken to fulfill major requirements, or replaced with an equivalent course.

Gen-Ed Requirement

Must be taken to fulfill general education requirements.

Elective

Can be chosen from a selection of courses.

See MyGFU for detailed academic requirements.

First Year

Fall Semester

Bible Survey (BIBL 100 ) 3 credits
Knowing & Being Known (LIBA 100) 3 credits
Principles of Macroeconomics (ECON 202) 3 credits
MATH GE Requirement 3 credits
HIST, INTL or PSCI GE Requirement 3 credits
Semester Total 15 credits
Cumulative Total 15 credits

Spring Semester

Principles of Microeconomics (ECON 201) 3 credits
Statistics for Business & Economics (BUSN 240) 3 credits
Natural Science GE Requirement 4 credits
Introduction to Communication (COMM 100) 3 credits
BIBL/RELI GE Elective Requirement 3 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 31 credits

Second Year

Fall Semester

Lifelong Fitness (HHPA 120) 2 credits
HUMA 205 or LITR & PHIL GE Requirement 3 credits
ECON Major Elective - outside ECON 3 credits
Career Mapping & Obtaining an Internship (GEED 216 - optional/recommended) 1 credits
Electives 6 credits
Semester Total 15 credits
Cumulative Total 46 credits

Spring Semester

HUMA 290 or Fine Arts GE Requirement 3 credits
Public Economics (ECON 340) 3 credits
History & Theology of Christianity (RELI 300) 3 credits
Electives 6 credits
Semester Total 15 credits
Cumulative Total 61 credits

Third Year

Fall Semester

Intermediate Microeconomics (ECON 301) 3 credits
Global Political Economy (ECON 370) 3 credits
Electives 9 credits
Semester Total 15 credits
Cumulative Total 76 credits

Spring Semester

Intermediate Macroeconomics (ECON 302) 3 credits
Intercultural GE Requirement 3 credits
Economics Major Elective (outside ECON) 3 credits
Electives 9 credits
Semester Total 18 credits
Cumulative Total 94 credits

Fourth Year

Fall Semester

Introduction to Applied Econometrics (ECON 410) 3 credits
Developing a Professional Identity (GEED 218 - optional/recommended) 1 credits
International Trade (ECON 461) 3 credits
Engaging Christ in Transition (LIBA 400) 3 credits
Electives 6 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 110 credits

Spring Semester

International Finance (ECON 462) 3 credits
Economics Internship (ECON 475 - highly recommended) 3 credits
Economics Senior Seminar (ECON 490) 3 credits
Electives 7 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 126 credits

Notes

Math requirement may be waived with a math SAT score of 620 or higher.