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2017-2018 Shepherd University Catalog

Economics, B.S.


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Curriculum for a Major in Economics


Total hours required for a major, 30 Hours:


Note(s):


Students cannot receive credit for ECON 123  after completing ECON 205   and ECON 206 .

Four-Year Course Progression


Economics
FALL   FIRST YEAR     SPRING   FIRST YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
FYEX   First-Year Experience 1   BADM 224   Business Statistics 3
Core MATH 1 Core MATH (MA) 3   Core Curriculum 1 ENGL 102, 103, or 104 3
Core Curriculum 1 ENGL 101 3   Core Curriculum 2 Choose SO-MD with advisor 3
Core Curriculum 1 History 3   Core Curriculum 2 Choose SO-GL with advisor 3
Core Curriculum 2 Choose AR with advisor 3   Core Curriculum 2 Choose SO with advisor 3
GSPE 210 2 Fitness for LIfe (WE) 3       TOTAL 15
    TOTAL 16          
         
FALL   SECOND YEAR     SPRING   SECOND YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
ECON 205 2 Principles of Macroeconomics 3   ECON 206   Principles of Microeconomics 3
Core Curriculum 1 Choose Life Sciences (LS) with advisor 4   Core Curriculum 1 Choose Life Sciences (LS) with advisor 4
Core Curriculum 2 Choose HM-GL with advisor 3   Core Curriculum 2 Choose AR with advisor 3
Core Curriculum 2 Choose HM-MD with advisor 3   Minor   Minor 3
Elective   Elective 3   Elective   Elective 3
    TOTAL 16       TOTAL 16
          
FALL   THIRD YEAR     SPRING   THIRD YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
ECON 301   Intermediate Micoreconomics 3   ECON 302   Intermediate Macroeconomics 3
ECON 3xx   ECON Elective 3   ECON 3xx   ECON Elective** 3
Minor   Minor 3   Minor   Minor 3
Elective   Elective 3   Elective   Elective 3
Elective   Elective 3   Elective   Elective 3
    TOTAL 15   **BADM 413 is highly recommended  
              TOTAL 15
         
FALL   FOURTH YEAR     SPRING   FOURTH YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
ECON 3xx   ECON Elective 3   ECON 450   Seminar in Economics (CAP-WM) 3
ECON 3xx   ECON Elective 3   ECON 3xx   ECON Elective 3
Minor   Minor 3   Minor   Minor 3
Elective   Elective 3   Elective   Elective 3
Elective   Elective 3       TOTAL 12
    TOTAL 15          
May 28, 2015             DEGREE TOTAL 120
         

 

Financial Economics Concentration


 The concentration in financial economics provides students with the opportunity to explore the increasingly complex and important field of finance. It will help students develop a strong conceptual understanding of financial markets, banking, investments, and monetary politics in a global context, and cultivate the skills of financial analysis and forecasting. Careers in business, finance, governmental service, law, graduate studies, and research are among those open to graduates with a concentration in financial economics.

Total hours required for a major, 39 Hours:


 In addition to the specific general studies requirements and required courses given above:

Four-Year Course Progression


Economics, Financial Economics Concentration
FALL   FIRST YEAR     SPRING   FIRST YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
FYEX   First-Year Experience 1   BADM 224   Business Statistics 3
Core MATH 2 Core Mathematics 3   Core Curriculum 1 ENGL 102, 103, or 104 3
Core Curriculum 1 ENGL 101 3   Core Curriculum 2 Choose SO-MD with advisor 3
Core Curriculum 1 History 3   Core Curriculum 2 Choose SO with advisor 3
Core Curriculum 2 Choose HM-GL with advisor 3   Core Curriculum 2 Choose SO with advisor 3
GSPE 210 2 Fitness for Life (WE) 3       TOTAL 15
    TOTAL 16          
         
FALL   SECOND YEAR     SPRING   SECOND YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
ECON 205 2 Principles of Macroeconomics 3   ECON 206   Principles of Microeconomics 3
Core Curriculum 2 Choose Life Science (LS) with advisor 4   Core Curriculum 2 Life Science (LS) 4
Core Curriculum 2 Choose HM with advisor 3   Minor   Minor 3
ACCT 201   Introductory Accounting I 3   ACCT 202   Introductory Accounting II 3
Elective   Elective 3   Minor   Minor 3
    TOTAL 16       TOTAL 16
         
FALL   THIRD YEAR     SPRING   THIRD YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
ECON 301   Intermediate Microeconomics 3   ECON 302   Intermediate Macroeconomics 3
ECON 305   Money and Banking 3   ECON 3xx   ECON Elective** 3
Minor   Minor 3   Minor   Minor 3
FINC 300   Introduction to Financial Management 3   FINC 425   Investments 3
Elective   Elective 3   Elective   Elective 3
    TOTAL 15   **BADM 413 is highly recommended.  
              TOTAL 15
         
FALL   FOURTH YEAR     SPRING   FOURTH YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
ECON 3xx   Financial Economics Elective 3   ECON 450   Seminar in Economics 3
ECON 3xx   Financial Economics Elective 3   ECON 3xx   Financial Economics Elective 3
Minor   Minor 3   Minor   Minor 3
Elective   Elective 3   Elective   Elective 3
Elective   Elective 3       TOTAL 12
    TOTAL 15          
May 28, 2015             DEGREE TOTAL 120
         

 

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