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Economics

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Sample First and Second Year Programs

  1. For students beginning the major as first-year students

Courses typically taken by a first year Economics major:

Fall Spring
Hum 110  Hum 110
Econ 201 Economics course
Group III course (preferably Math 111) Group III course

 

 

Courses typically taken by a second year Economics major:

Fall Spring
Econ 304, 311, 313 (choose one or two) Econ 312, 314 (choose one or two)
Group I course  Group I course
Division requirement course Division requirement course
Group III course  Group III course

 

 

For students beginning the major as sophomores

Courses typically taken by a second year student (first year of Economics major):

Fall Spring
Econ 201 Economics course
Group I course  Group I course
Division requirement course Division requirement course
Group III requirement  (preferably Math 111)  Group III requirement

 

 

Courses typically taken by a junior (second year of Economics major):

Fall Spring
Econ 304, 311, 313 (choose one or two) Econ 312, 314 (choose one or two)
Economics course Economics course
Division requirement course  Division requirement course
Group III or elective Group III or elective

 

Off-campus Study Options

Economics majors are able to study off-campus in a number of the College's approved programs including the London School of Economics, University of East Anglia and the University of Sussex in England, Trinity College Dublin in Ireland, and Sarah Lawrence College and Howard University in the United States. Economics students with foreign language proficiency may wish to consider other overseas study programs. Students planning to study abroad should consult with a member of the economics faculty well in advance to arrange a feasible plan for completing required core courses.

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