Degree Requirements | Department of Economics

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Degree Requirements

Economics Degrees Checklist




  • 1100 Micro Principles
  • 1110 Macro Principles
  • 3550 Int. Micro
  • 3560 Int. Macro
  • 4140 Managerial
  • Fina 4500
  • additional 18 hours of Economics Electives (9 hours for Professional Field and 9 hours for Supporting Field)
    1. Any econ 3000-4000 (except Econ 4630)
    2. Any econ 3000-4000 (except Econ 4630)
    3. Any econ 3000-4000 (except Econ 4630)
    4. Any econ 3000-4000 (except Econ 4630)
    5. Any econ 3000-4000 (except Econ 4630)
    6. Any econ 3000-4000 (except Econ 4630)

§ From the following list of courses: ECON 4140 4150 4180 4290 4420 4450 4460 4500 4550 4650 4875 (4510 for BS and 4870 for BA).

* To satisfy additional math in lieu or foreign language for BS (Arts and Sciences Foreign Language Alternative), need two of the following: Math 2510, 2520, 2700, 2730, 3310, 3350, 3410, 3420, 4610, 4650. FYI: If you do this, you will only need two additional (upper level) math courses to get a minor in math. THIS IS ONLY FOR SERIOUS MATH TYPES - E.G. THOSE THAT MIGHT CONSIDER A MINOR IN MATH

Minor in Economics

  • 1100 Micro Principles (grade of B or better)
  • 1110 Macro Principles (grade of B or better)
  • 3550 Int. Micro
  • additional 9 hours of Economics Electives (3000 to 4000 level Economics courses)
    1. Any ECON 3000-4000
    2. Any ECON 3000-4000
    3. Any ECON 3000-4000

***College of Business has restrictions and limitations regarding the number of economics courses that can overlap. Specifically, only econ 1100 and econ 1110 can count towards econ minor and pre-business foundation requirements. Any economics courses beyond Econ 1100 and Econ 1110 can only be used for one area (no double-dipping of courses between economics and business).

THECB Marketable Skills

Marketable skills for this degree include interpersonal, cognitive, and applied skill areas, that are valued by employers, and are primary or complementary to the major. The marketable skills goal was designed to help students articulate their skills to employers. UNT's marketable skills were faculty-developed and approved by employers or discipline-specific agencies, e.g., internship providers, chambers of commerce, workforce development boards, and other workforce-related entities. For information on these marketable skills -

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