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Department of Economics

Concentration in Financial and Monetary Economics (Bachelor of Arts in Economics)

Students on Summer 2018, Fall 2018, or Spring 2019 requirements FNMNECCON


The concentration requires at least 9 credit hours, including the requirements listed below.
  1. Three (3) courses:
    • ECON-E 332 International Monetary Economics
    • ECON-E 337 Economic Development
    • ECON-E 390 Undergraduate Seminar in Economics (approved topic: "Computational Methods in Macroeconomics")
    • ECON-E 425 Financial Economics
  2. Concentration GPA, Hours, and Minimum Grade Requirements.
    1. At least 9 credit hours in the concentration must be completed at the 300–499 level.
    2. Except for the GPA requirement, a grade of C- or higher is required for a course to count toward a requirement in the concentration.
    3. A GPA of at least 2.000 for all courses taken in the concentration—including those where a grade lower than C- is earned—is required.
    4. Exceptions to concentration requirements may be made with the approval of the department's Director of Undergraduate Studies, subject to final approval by the College of Arts and Sciences.