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Economics Courses & Requirements

Degrees Offered:

  • B.A.: Economics
  • B.A.: Financial Economics
  • Minor: Economics

Course Listings

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

Degree Requirements:

Major in Economics (46 credits)

  • Econ 190: Principles of Economics
  • Econ 205: Macroeconomic Stabilization Policy (2 cr.)
  • Econ 300: Econometrics
  • Econ 310: Intermediate Microeconomics
  • Econ 311: Intermediate Macroeconomics
  • Econ 400: Senior Seminar
  • 4 Electives in Economics (2 of which are at the 300 level or higher)
  • Busn 210 OR Data 227 OR Psyc 201: Statistics
  • Math 131 OR Math 201: Calculus

Major in Financial Economics (50 credits)

  • Econ 190: Principles of Economics
  • Econ 205: Macroeconomic Stabilization Policy (2 cr.)
  • Econ 300: Econometrics
  • Econ 301: Financial Market and Institutions¬†
  • Econ 310: Intermediate Microeconomics OR Econ 280: Managerial Economics
  • Econ 400: Senior Seminar
  • Busn 210 OR Data 227 OR Psyc 201: Statistics
  • Busn 330: Financial Management
  • Acct 225: Financial Accounting
  • Math 131 OR Math 201: Calculus
  • Busn 430: Investments Analysis OR Acct 325: Intermediate Accounting
  • 2 Electives: Two courses from
    • Econ elective
    • Busn elective
    • Econ 491: internship

Minor in Economics (22 credits)

  • Econ 190: Principles of Economics
  • Econ 205: Macroeconomic Stabilization Policy (2 cr.)
  • 4 Electives in Economics (2 of which are at the 300 level or higher)

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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