Degree Requirements

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 upper division economics electives

BUS 379 – Quantitative Methods for Business and Economics

or MAT 163 – Introductory Statistics

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 490 – Research Methods in Econometrics

ECO 360 – International Economics

ECO 318 – Management Science

ECO 350 – Labor Economics

ECO 399 – Internship Program

or ECO 499 – Independent Study

BUS 379 – Quantitative Methods for Business and Economics

or MAT 163 – Introductory Statistics

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

MKT 252 – Principles of Marketing

FIN 331 – Financial Management

or BUS 379 – Quantitative Methods for Business and Economics

One upper division Economics course elective

One upper division Business elective

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 373 – Probability and Statistics I

MAT 374 – Probability and Statistics II

MAT 245 – Calculus III

MAT 246 – Linear Algebra

MAT 324 – Analysis

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

or MAT 377 – Operations Research

Two 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), Speaking (S), and Writing (W) are embedded throughout the offered courses and are met by completing the major. Consult your department chair or academic advisor for requirements for meeting the Quantitative Reasoning (QR) graduation skill.

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 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.

For a complete list of courses and descriptions, see the Course Description Search.