This program is intended for economics majors desiring a curriculum that emphasizes a foundation in the social sciences. Candidates for this degree are required to successfully complete a fourth semester college course in a foreign language or show evidence of equivalent proficiency.
I. University Core Curriculum Requirements (33-43 units)
NOTE: Refer to the Core Curriculum chapter of this catalog for information regarding the “Core English and Math Completion Policy”.
A. English (3-8 units)
Refer to the “English” section of the Core Curriculum chapter in this catalog.
NOTE: Students who place in ENG 102 are not required to complete ENG 101.
B. Mathematics (3 units)
Refer to the “Mathematics” section of the Core Curriculum chapter in this catalog.
NOTE: Students who take MATH 126R in preparation for MATH 176 can apply these units toward non-business electives.
In regards to MATH 128 and above, sequencing rules in effect for many Math courses prohibit students from earning credit for a lower numbered Math course after receiving credit for a higher numbered Math course. Sequencing rules are included in the course descriptions of applicable courses.
C. Natural Sciences (6-8 units)
Refer to the Natural Sciences (Group A) section of the Core Curriculum chapter in this catalog.
Refer to the Natural Sciences (Group B) section of the Core Curriculum chapter in this catalog.
* Students with pre-existing language capabilities that satisfy the foreign language requirements will be required to replace those units with sufficient approved non-business electives to meet the minimum 120 units required by the College of Business for graduation.
B. Economics electives numbered 300 - 499 (9 units)
IV. Minor Requirements (0 units)
V. Electives (business or non-business) (18-42 units)
A. Eleven of these units must be upper-division.
*Students pursuing a Bachelor of Arts degree with an Economics major may consider a dual major in a complementary area. Optional tracks include:
Regional Studies (dual majors in Geography/Economics
Pre-law/Public Policy (dual majors in Political Science/Economics)
International Affairs (dual majors in International Affairs/Economics)\
Graduate School (dual majors in Math/Economics)
Behavioral Economics (dual majors in Psychology/Economics)
Please see an Economics advisor or consult the Economics major advising website at http://www.business.unr.edu/econ/ for more information regarding the specific courses required for each track.
You should meet with a faculty advisor representing each of your declared majors each semester to discuss your coursework and progress toward graduation. You can find a list of College of Business Administration faculty advisors and contact information at http://www.business.unr.edu/advising