Department of Economics

BS Four-Year Degree Plan (Comprehensive)

The Bachelor of Science in economics degree at Mis

The following degree plan is based on the general education program instituted in fall 2014. For the previous general education requirements, please access these Student Transition Resources.

First semester (fall)

CoursesHours
ENG 110 Writing I 3
COM 115 Fundamentals of Public Speaking 3
GEP 101 First-Year Foundations 2
PLS 101 American Democracy and Citizenship 3
ECO 155 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
CSC 101 (Course no longer offered. View course number changes.)
Total hours16-17

Second semester (spring)

CoursesHours
MTH 130 or higher (MTH 135 is recommended) 3
KIN 210 Healthy Lifestyles: Preventive Approaches 3
ECO 165 Principles of Microeconomics 3
Natural World 4
HST 121 or HST 122 3
Total hours15

Third semester (fall)

CoursesHours
Culture and Society/Humanities 3
Self-Understanding/Social-Behavioral 3
QBA 237 Basic Business Statistics 3
ENG 210 Writing II: Writing Across the Disciplines 3
ECO elective 3
Total hours15

Fourth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
Self-Understanding/Humanities 3
ECO 385 Intermediate Macroeconomics 3
Natural World 4
Self-Understanding/Creativity and Vision 3
ECO elective 3
Total hours16

Fifth semester (fall)

CoursesHours
ECO 365 Intermediate Microeconomics 3
ECO elective 3
General elective 3
Course to satisfy Plan A or B 3
Course to satisfy Plan A or B 3
Total hours15

Sixth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
ECO elective 3
Course to satisfy Plan A or B 3
Course to satisfy Plan A or B 3
General elective 3
General elective 3
Total hours15

Seventh semester (fall)

CoursesHours
ECO 409 Applied Econometrics 3
ECO elective 3
General elective 3
General elective 3
General elective 3
Course to satisfy Plan A or B 3
Total hours18

Eighth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
ECO 590 Senior Research Seminar 3
Course to satisfy Plan A or B 3
General elective 3
General elective 3
General elective 3
Total hours15
Courses required for the Economics major The follo