Jun 21, 2021  
College Catalog 2018-2019 
College Catalog 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Economics (B.A.)

Preparation for a career in economics requires a broad background in basic economic theory and an in-depth study of the quantitative tools important to the economist. In light of the emphasis on the quantitative approach to economic theory, students are advised to select courses in mathematics and computer science beyond those specifically required in the economics curriculum. Please refer to the Department of Business website for additional information and requirements: www.etown.edu/depts/business/advising.

Student Learning Outcomes for Economics:

Students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of economic theory, institutions, and policy making.
  • Communicate ideas effectively.
  • Employ quantitative and analytical skills.

Suggested Four Year Planner:

Third Year Suggested Courses:

Fourth Year Suggested Courses:


Students may take EC 101  and EC 102  in any sequence.

EC 101  or EC 102  will fulfill both the Economics major requirement and the Social Sciences core requirement.

MA 251  will fulfill both the Economics major requirement and the Mathematics core requirement.

For a suggested Four-Year Plan for the Economics major, visit www.etown.edu/depts/business/advising/four-year-economics.aspx.