Major Requirements for a B.S. in Economics
The Economics major is a joint program with Villanova University.
Students take Introduction to Macro and Micro-Economics, Statistics,
related math, business, computer, and political science courses at
Rosemont College. Advanced economics courses are provided by Villanova
University. In addition to meeting the course requirements for each
respective major, all students must also fulfill the General Education
requirements for the Undergraduate College. The Bachelor of Arts degree
in Economics requires 120 credits.
General Education Requirements 57 to 58 credits
|Required Courses 38 credits
||Introduction to Micro-Economics
||Micro-Economics Problems and Applications
|The following courses are required and taken at Villanova University.
||Intermediate Macro-Economics Theory
||Intermediate Micro-Economic Theory
||Seminar in Economics
*ECO-0220 and ECO-0221 are cross-listed with BUS-0220 and BUS-0221,
respectively. Students can take the statistics courses in Business or
they can substitute the statistics courses in Psychology, PSY-0210 and
PSY-0280, for these courses.
**Can include internship credits.
Fulfilled by portfolio, test, or appropriate computer course.
|Recommended Supporting Courses 6 credits|
|MAT-0120||*Calculus I||3 credits|
|MAT-0121||*Calculus II||3 credits|
*For students considering graduate work in Economics or who are considering pursuing an M.B.A.
|ACC-0100||*Financial Accounting I||3 credits|
|ACC-0101||*Financial Accounting II||3 credits|
*For students interested in Business. Other Business courses can be recommended as well based on the interests of the student.
For students interested in Public Policy
Two courses in Political Science to be chosen with the student’s academic mentor.
addition, all Economics majors are advised to take courses in History
as part of their General Education program or as Elective courses.
remaining credit hours are electives and can consist of economics
courses, but should not be limited to those particular disciplines.