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Economics and Political Science Double Major Degree (B.A.)

Why Double Major in Economics and Political Science?

By selecting appropriate core courses and Political Science courses, a Political Science major may add a second major in Economics by completing additional upper-level course work in Economics.

Requirements for the Double Major in Economics and Political Science

Requirements for the Double Major: Economics and Political Science

By selecting appropriate core courses and substituting two Political Science courses for two upper-level Economics courses,a Political Science major may add a second major in Economics by completing 18 credits of additional upper-level course work in Economics.

    Required Core Courses - 12 Credits

     

    • ECON 0101 - Principles of Macroeconomics
    • ECON 0102 - Principles of Microeconomics
    • MATH 0108 - Elementary Statistics
    • MATH 0115 - Mathematics for Business and Social Sciences

    Required Economics Courses - 9 Credits

     

    • ECON 0201 - Microeconomic Theory
    • ECON 0202 - Macroeconomic Theory
    • ECON 0204 - Introduction to Mathematical Economics

    Economics Elective Courses - 9 Credits

    Please refer to the list of courses under “Electives for the Economics Major.”

      Political Science Elective Courses - 6 Credits

      Students majoring in Political Science may substitute two courses from the following list for two 0300-level economics electives:

      • POLS 0204 - Introduction to Public Administration
      • POLS 0205 - Metropolitan Politics
      • POLS 0206 - Political Analysis
      • POLS 0208 - Constitutional Law
      • POLS 0209 - International Relations
      • POLS 0211 - Comparative Foreign Policy
      • POLS 0224 - Politics of Developing Countries
      • POLS 0302 - Modern Political Thought
      • POLS 0318 - Public Management Skills
      • POLS 0320 - Politics of Budget-Making
      • POLS 0321 - American Public Policy
      • POLS 0327 - Administrative Law

      Additional Graduation Requirements

      All students must meet the University Graduation Requirements and complete a common core of studies, distributed among the different academic areas as detailed in the Common Core .