What will I learn?

With its focus on policy analysis and business applications, the Bachelor of Arts in Economics is designed for students who plan to enter the job market in business or government, or who plan to study business or law at the graduate level.

For a 30-credit Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics, students complete the following:

EC 0011 Introduction to Microeconomics 3

EC 0012 Introduction to Macroeconomics 3

EC 0204 Intermediate Microeconomic Theory 3

EC 0205 Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory 3

EC 0278 Economic Statistics 3

Select five elective courses in Economics 15

Total Credits 30

No more than three 100-level courses may be counted toward the requirements of the major. Additional 100-level courses may be taken as part of the student’s distribution of elective courses.

Economics majors are urged to take MA 0119 and MA 0120 (Applied Calculus I & II) or MA 0171 and MA 0172 (Calculus I & II) to fulfill their core mathematics requirement. Any questions about math requirements should be directed to the chair.

Which department am I in?

College of Arts and Sciences

Study options

Full Time (Minimum of 120 credits)

Tuition fees
US$49,080.00 per year
Start date

Expected September 2020

Venue

College of Arts and Sciences

1073 North Benson Road,

FAIRFIELD,

Connecticut,

6824, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have successful completion of secondary education.

For international students

Students are required to complete secondary education or equivalent

English Language scores - IELTS, a minimum score of a 6.5 is required; minimum score of 550 (paper-based), 213 (computer-based), or 80 (Internet-based) on the Test of English as a Foreign Language is the preferred documentation

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