Economics Courses & Requirements | Wittenberg University

Economics Courses & Requirements

Degrees Offered:

  • B.A.: Economics
  • Minor: Economics

Course Listings

  • Click here to read complete descriptions of the Economics courses offered at Wittenberg.

Degree Requirements:

Major in Economics (44 credits)

  • ECON 200 Principles of Economics
  • ECON 300 Econometrics
  • ECON 310 Intermediate Microeconomic Theory
  • ECON 311 Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory
  • ECON 400 Senior Seminar in Economics
  • Four additional courses, at least two of which must be at the 300-level or higher
  • BUSN 210 Business and Economic Statistics or its equivalent
  • MATH 131 Essentials of Calculus OR Math 201 Calculus I or its equivalent

Major in Financial Economics (48 credits)

As of Spring 2021, students are unable to declare a major in Financial Economics. Students who have previously declared will be able to complete the requirements. If you have questions, please check with your advisor, or contact the Office of the Registrar at registrar@wittenberg.edu.

  • ECON 200 Principles of Economics
  • ECON 300 Econometrics
  • ECON 301 Financial Markets and Institutions
  • ECON 310 Intermediate Microeconomics OR ECON 280 Managerial Economics
  • ECON 400 Senior Seminar
  • BUSN 210 Business and Economic Statistics or its equivalent
  • BUSN 330 Financial Management
  • ACCT 225 Financial Accounting
  • MATH 131 Essentials of Calculus OR Math 201 Calculus I or its equivalent
  • BUSN 430 Investments Analysis OR ACCT 325 Intermediate Accounting
  • 2 Electives: Two courses from
    • ECON elective
    • BUSN elective
    • ECON 491 Internship

Minor in Economics (20 credits)

  • ECON 200 Principles of Economics
  • 4 Electives in Economics (2 of which are at the 300 level or higher)

Click here to view the 4-year plan for Economics majors


Students majoring in Financial Economics cannot also major in Economics or Finance and cannot minor in Economics or Business.

The Department strongly advises that the student planning graduate study in economics or financial economics take Mathematics 201, 202, 210, 212, and 261.

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