Majors and Minors 2014-2015

All Economics Majors require completion of the 24-credit Economics Nucleus and completion of MATH 140 College Algebra, MATH 141 Precalculus, or MATH 151 Calculus I with a minimum grade of “C-.”

Economics Nucleus
ECON 201  Macroeconomics  3 cr
ECON 202  Microeconomics  3 cr
ECON 301  Intermediate Macroeconomics  3 cr
ECON 302  Intermediate Microeconomics  3 cr
ECON 303  International Economics and Globalization  3 cr
ECON 316  Econometrics  3 cr
ECON 498  Income Distribution, Poverty and Wealth  3 cr
One of the following:
ECON 216  Statistics for Business and Economic  3 cr
MATH 213  Probability and Statistics  3 cr

Economics Major: Standard Program

A minimum of 33 credits is required, including the 24-credit Nucleus and nine credits of upper-division Economics electives. 

Economics Major: Comprehensive Program

Secondary Licensure Emphasis

This Emphasis qualifies students for the State of Colorado License in Social Science Education.  A minimum of 72 credits is required including the 24-credit Economics Nucleus, and the following 48 credits.  In addition, students must fulfill the requirements of the Secondary Licensure Option described under Education:
ECON 476  American Economic Development  3 cr
GEOG 110  World Regional Geography  3 cr
GEOG 120  Human Geography  3 cr
GEOG 250  Geography of North America  3 cr
GEOL 101  Physical Geology  3 cr
HIST 101  World History to 1500  3 cr
HIST 102  World History Since 1500  3 cr
HIST 126  U.S. History to 1865 3 cr
HIST 127  U.S. History Since 1865  3 cr
HIST 327  Colorado History  3 cr
POLS 180  Introduction American Government  3 cr
POLS 182  Issues in State and Local Government  3 cr
POLS 255  Introduction to Comparative Government  3 cr
POLS 476  American Political Thought II  3 cr
One of the following:
ECON 317  Economics and Public Policy (recommended)  3 cr   
Economics upper-division elective  3 cr
One of the following:
POLS 260  Introduction to World Politics  3 cr
POLS 360  American Foreign Policy  3 cr

Economics Minor

A minimum of 18 credits is required including the following:
ECON 201  Macroeconomics  3 cr
ECON 202  Microeconomics  3 cr
One of the following:
ECON 301  Intermediate Macroeconomics  3 cr
ECON 302  Intermediate Microeconomics  3 cr
Nine credits from the following:
ECON 216  Statistics for Business and Economics  3 cr
Economics upper-division electives  6-9 cr

Capstone Course Requirement. The following courses in the Economics Major fulfill the Capstone Course Requirement: ECON 498 Income Distribution, Poverty and Wealth. Students completing the Secondary Licensure Emphasis may use student teaching to fulfill this requirement.