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Degree Requirements 2017-2018

Major in Economics, BA

ECO 112- Principles of Macroeconomics

ECO 113 – Principles of Microeconomics

ECO 312 – Intermediate Macroeconomics

ECO 313 – Intermediate Microeconomics

ECO 490 – Research Methods in Econometrics

Three four-credit upper division economics electives

MIS 379 – Quantitative Methods for Business and Economics and MIS 260 – Problem Solving for Business

or MAT 163 – Introductory Statistics or MAT 164 – Introductory Statistics for STEM

MAT 114 – Precalculus

or MAT 145 – Calculus I

or MAT 146 – Calculus II

Graduation Skills

Graduation skills in Critical Thinking (CT), Quantitative Reasoning (QR), Speaking (S), and Writing (W) are embedded throughout the offered courses and are met by completing the major. Transfer students must consult an advisor about potential adjustments to their course requirements to fulfill each of these skills.

Major in Applied Economics, BA

ECO 112 – Principles of Macroeconomics

ECO 113 – Principles of Microeconomics

ECO 312 – Intermediate Macroeconomics

or ECO 315 – Money and Banking

ECO 313 – Intermediate Microeconomics

ECO 318 – Management Science

ECO 350 – Labor Economics

ECO 360 – International Economics

ECO 490 – Research Methods in Econometrics

ECO 399 – Internship Program

or ECO 499 – Independent Study

MIS 379 – Quantitative Methods for Business and Economics and MIS 260 – Problem Solving for Business

or MAT 163 – Introductory Statistics or MAT 164 – Introductory Statistics for STEM

ENL 223 – Writing for Business and the Professions

PHI 120 – Ethics

or PHI 125 – Ethics and Human Identity

Graduation Skills

Graduation skills in Critical Thinking (CT), Quantitative Reasoning (QR), Speaking (S), and Writing (W) are embedded throughout the offered courses and are met by completing the major.

Transfer students must consult an advisor about potential adjustments to their course requirements to fulfill each of these skills.

Major in Computational Economics, BA

See Computer Science.

Combined Major in Economics and Business Administration, BA

Five Economics courses and supporting courses in other departments:

ECO 112 – Principles of Macroeconomics

ECO 113 – Principles of Microeconomics

ECO 312 – Intermediate Macroeconomics

ECO 313 – Intermediate Microeconomics

ACC 221 – Introduction to Financial Accounting

ACC 222 – Introduction to Managerial Accounting

BUS 242 – Principles of Management

or BUS 200 – Exploring Business as a Vocation

MKT 252 – Principles of Marketing

FIN 331 – Financial Management

or MIS 379 – Quantitative Methods for Business and Economics and MIS 260 – Problem Solving for Business

One four-credit upper division Economics course elective

One four-credit upper division Business elective

Graduation Skills

Graduation skills in Critical Thinking (CT), Speaking (S), and Writing (W) are embedded throughout the offered courses and are met by completing the major. The Quantitative Reasoning (QR) graduation skill can be met by completing two courses: (1) ECO 112 or 113 (QF) and (2) MIS 379 or ECO 318 or ECO 490 (QA). Consult your department chair or academic advisor if you wish to choose an alternative approach to meeting the QR graduation skill.

Transfer students must consult an advisor about potential adjustments to their course requirements to fulfill each of these skills.

Major in Mathematical Economics, BS

ECO 112 – Principles of Macroeconomics

ECO 113 – Principles of Microeconomics

ECO 312 – Intermediate Macroeconomics

ECO 313 – Intermediate Microeconomics

ECO 416 – Mathematical Economics

ECO 490 – Research Methods in Econometrics

MAT 145 – Calculus I

MAT 146 – Calculus II

MAT 245 – Calculus III

MAT 246 – Linear Algebra

MAT 373 – Probability Theory

MAT 374 – Statistical Theory and Applications

MAT 324 – Analysis

or MAT 369 – Modeling and Differential Equations in the Biological and Natural Sciences

or MAT 377 – Operations Research

Two four-credit upper division economics course electives

Recommended Courses:

CSC 160 – Introduction to Computer Science and Communication

CSC 170 – Introduction to Programming

Graduation Skills

Graduation skills in Critical Thinking (CT), Quantitative Reasoning (QR), Speaking (S), and Writing (W) are embedded throughout the offered courses and are met by completing the major.

Transfer students must consult an advisor about potential adjustments to their course requirements to fulfill each of these skills.

Teacher Licensure Major

The State of Minnesota has specific licensing requirements for teachers that may differ slightly in emphasis from the Augsburg major requirements. The state requirements may also be subject to change after publication of this catalog. Students, therefore, should consult with the Augsburg Department of Education to identify current Minnesota teacher licensure requirements.

Teaching Major in Political Science and Economics

See Political Science.

Departmental Honors

GPA of 3.50 in the major and 3.00 overall; a senior thesis and comprehensive oral examination in the major field of concentration.

Minor in Economics

ECO 112 – Principles of Macroeconomics

ECO 113 – Principles of Microeconomics

ECO 312 – Intermediate Macroeconomics

ECO 313 – Intermediate Microeconomics

One additional four-credit upper division economics course

Other configurations may be permitted by consulting with the department chair.

Note: Students who plan to major in the department are strongly encouraged to select a faculty advisor as soon as possible in order to carefully plan their program of study.

 

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