2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    May 21, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

Economics (B.S.)


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Economics


The Economics major provides students with a solid understanding of the theoretical tools of economic analysis and their application to economics issues which concern individuals, firms and/or nations, either in the domestic setting or internationally. Students acquire the analytical and problem-solving skills needed to investigate and critically evaluate economic conditions and trends.

Within Economics, there are two possible majors. The B.A. in Economics allows students the opportunity to earn a major that builds on the liberal arts foundation of Salve Regina University. It offers students a strong background in economics while at the same time allowing students to double major in other disciplines such as Political Science, History, Psychology, etc. The B.S. in Economics familiarizes students with the quantitative tools used in the analysis of economic policy. Additionally, it includes business courses that focus on the application of theory.

Both majors are designed to prepare students for a wide variety of career opportunities in business and government, to pursue graduate study, and to become better-informed and productive citizens.

Major Requirements


Students earning a B.S. in Economics complete a minimum of 120 credits to earn a bachelor’s degree: 49-51 credits of core courses (see page 45 ), 10-18 elective credits, and 59 credits (19 courses) in their major :

Degree Plan


Degree Plan for Economics (B.S.)
 
Fall
Spring
First Year
 
 
UNV101: University Seminar I (3 credits) &
FYT100: First Year Transitions (1 credit)
X
 
ECN101: Introductory Macroeconomics (3 credits)
X
 
Core Course (3 credits)
X
 
Core Course (3 credits)
X
X
MGT120: Management and Organizational Behavior (3 credits) or
Core Course (3 credits) (one each semester)
X
X
UNV102: University Seminar II (3 credits)
 
X
ECN102: Introductory Microeconomics (3 credits)
 
X
ACC101: Financial Accounting & Lab (4 credits)
 
X
Second Year
 
 
RTS225: Quest for the Ultimate (3 credits) or
PHL225: Quest for the Good Life (3 credits) (one each semester)
X
X
ACC104: Managerial Accounting & Lab (4 credits)
X
 
ECN201: Intermediate Macroeconomics (3 credits)
X
 
STA173: Statistical Methods (3 credits) or
MTH191: Applied Calculus (3 credits) (one each semester)
X
X
Core Course (3 credits)
X
X
ECN202: Intermediate Microeconomics (3 credits)
 
X
Elective Course (3 credits)
 
X
Third Year
 
 
APT103: IC3 GS5 Certification: Internet & Computing Core Cert. (3 credits) or APT304: Microsoft Certified Application Specialist (MCAS) (3 credits)
X
 
MGT212: Business Communication (3 credits) or
Core Course (3 credits) (one each semester)
X
X
ECN305: Money, Banking in Financial Markets (3 credits) or
MGT300: Ethics for Business (3 credits) (one each semester)
X
X
Upper-level Economics Course (3 credits)
X
X
Core Course (3 credits)
X
X
ECN307: Introduction to Econometrics (3 credits)
 
X
Fourth Year
 
 
ECN490: Public Finance and Public Policy Analysis (3 credits) or
Elective (3 credits) (one each semester)
X
X
Upper-level Economics Elective (3 credits)
X
X
Elective (3 credits)
X
X
Elective (3 credits)
X
X
Elective (3 credits)
X
X

*Suggested Plan to Complete Degree Requirements


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