Curriculum Requirements (2023-2024)

All bachelor's degrees require a minimum of 120 credit hours, inclusive of UD general education and major requirements as well as elective courses.

The Economics major requires 55 credits as follows:

Required Courses (40 credits):

  • ECON 101: Principles of Microeconomics (3)
  • ECON 102: Principles of Macroeconomics (3)
  • ECON 160: Analysis of Social Data (3)
  • ECON 220: Mathematics for Economists (3)
  • ECON 231: International Economics (3)
  • BAC 241: Principles of Financial Accounting (3)
  • MATH 150: Precalculus (4)
  • MATH 230: Introduction to Statistics (3)
  • ECON 311: Intermediate Microeconomics (3)
  • ECON 322: Intermediate Macroeconomics (3)
  • ECON 341: International Finance (3)
  • ECON 411: Econometrics I (3)
  • ECON 495: Senior Thesis in Economics (3)

Elective Courses from the Following (15 credits):

  • BAC 300: Principles of Finance (3)
  • ECON 123: Personal Investing (3)
  • ECON 142: Development Economics (3)
  • ECON 161: History of Economics (3)
  • ECON 221: Contemporary Economics (3)
  • ECON 232: Money and Banking (3)
  • ECON 241: Sports Economics (3)
  • ECON 252: Environmental Economics (3)
  • ECON 262: Economic Thought (3)
  • ECON 331: Managerial Economics (3)
  • ECON 332: Portfolio Theory (3)
  • ECON 342: Strategic Social Interaction (3)
  • ECON 441: Econometrics II (3)
  • POLI 374: Public Policy (3)

Four-Year Plan of Study: Economics


The Economics minor consists of 21 credits as follows:

Required Courses (12 credits):

  • ECON 101: Principles of Microeconomics (3)
  • ECON 102: Principles of Macroeconomics (3)
  • ECON 220: Mathematics for Economists (3)
  • ECON 311: Intermediate Microeconomics (3) or ECON 322: Intermediate Macroeconomics (3)

Elective Courses in Economics or Finance (9 credits):

Note: The Economics electives can be any of the required or elective courses for the Economics major. The Finance electives can be one or more from the following list:

  • BAC 262: Personal Financial Stewardship (3)
  • BAC 300: Principles of Finance (3)