Jun 15, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog

Economics, BS


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Program Coordinator: Tisha Emerson (A-428; 252-328-1083; emersont23@ecu.edu)

The core curriculum in economics is intended to give students an understanding of markets and market outcomes. Students will learn how individuals, businesses, governments, and nations make choices about how to allocate scarce resources.

Economics majors are required to earn a minimum grade of C (2.0) in each of the following courses: ECON 2113 , ECON 2133 , ECON 3144 , ECON 3244 .

The degree requires a minimum of 120 s.h. as follows:

1. General education requirements including those listed below - 40 s.h.


(For information about courses that carry general education credit view the General Education Program  section.)

3. Concentration area - 36-42 s.h.


(Choose one.)

Choose one of the following discipline-specific course sequences - 6 s.h.


(Additional 6 s.h. course sequences may be available upon request. They must be approved by the department.)

Choose an additional 24 s.h. of ECON courses above 2399, including at least 6 s.h. above 3999


Choose an additional 21 s.h. of ECON above 2399, including at least 6 s.h. above 3999


4. Electives, or optional minor and electives, to complete requirements for graduation.


(Grades in required cognate courses will be used in computing the GPA in the major even in those cases in which the same courses are a part of the minor.)

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