May 24, 2019  
2019-2020 General Catalog (Year Under Revision) 
  
2019-2020 General Catalog (Year Under Revision)

Economics - BA, BS


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Jon M. Huntsman School of Business

Department of Economics and Finance

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  • For more information about Economics, see the website.
  • Following is a sample four-year plan. Please note that student-specific plans may differ.
  • Admitted students must meet with an advisor. Current students should also meet with an advisor and log on to DegreeWorks  to check student-specific program progress.
  • Huntsman School of Business courses are limited to one repeat.

 

Minimum University Requirements

Total Credits 120

 

Grade Point Average (most majors require higher GPA)

2.00 GPA
Credits of C- or better 100 Credits of upper-division courses (#3000 or above) 40
Total USU Credits 30 Upper-division USU Credits 20
USU Credits within the Major 10 Credits in Minor (if required) 12
Credits in Major see below Credits in American Institutions 3
General Education Requirements   see link University Studies Depth Requirements   see link
NOTES: highest Math Requirement for this degree is

 

Admissions Requirements for this Program

New freshmen Admitted to USU in Good Standing

 

Transfer students from other institutions or other programs at USU 2.5 GPA

First Year (30 credits)

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

ECN 1500: Introduction to Economic Institutions, History, and Principles (BAI)   3   C grade required ECN 2010: Introduction to Microeconomics (BSS)   3   C grade required
ENGL 1010 - Introduction to Writing: Academic Prose (CL1)   3     ENGL 2010 - Intermediate Writing: Research Writing in a Persuasive Mode (CL2)    3    
MATH 1050: College Algebra (QL)   4   C grade required STAT 2000: Statistical Methods (QI)  or STAT 2300: Business Statistics (QL)    4  or 4   C grade required
USU 1010: University Connections   1-3     Breadth Humanities (BHU)   3  
Breadth Physical Sciences (BPS)   3   Electives 2  
Comments

 

 

Second Year (30 credits)

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

ECN 4330: Applied Econometrics (QI)     3   C grade required ECN 3010: Managerial Economics (DSS)  or ECN 4010: Intermediate Microeconomics   3  or 3   C grade required
MATH 1100: Calculus Techniques (QL)  or MATH 1210: Calculus I (QL)   3  or 4   C grade required Breadth Life Science (BLS)   3  
Breadth Creative Arts (BCA)   3  

Upper Division Electives

3  
Electives 5-6  

Electives

6  
Comments

 

Comments

 

Third Year (30 credits)

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

ECN 4020: Intermediate Macroeconomics  or ECN 5020: Macroeconomic Theory   3  or 3   C grade required ECN Elective   3 C grade required
ECN Elective   3 C grade required Communications Intensive (CI)   3  
Communications Intensive (CI)   3   Depth Physical Science (DSC)   3  

Electives

6  

Integrated Studies Requirement

2-3  

 

   

Electives

3-4  
Comments

 

Comments

 

Fourth Year (30 credits)

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

Depth Humanities and Creative Arts (DHA)   2-3   Upper Division Electives 4-5  
Quantitative Intensive (QI)   3  

Electives

10-11  

Upper Division Electives

3  

 

   
Electives 6-7        
Comments

 

Comments

 

  • At least two of the six Breadth classes must be University Studies courses with a USU prefix (excluding USU 1010  )
  • Elective credits needed will be determined on an individual basis (a student with continuing education, AP credits, and Language credits may not require additional elective credits)
  • Completing a minor is recommended to fulfill elective credits
  • Individual and professional development opportunities are encouraged, see http://huntsman.usu.edu/programs/ for specific information
  • BUS 4250  - Advanced Internship is recommended during Senior year

 

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