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Department of Economics

Concentration in Economics of the Public Sector and Labor Markets (Bachelor of Arts in Economics)

Students on Summer 2019, Fall 2019, or Spring 2020 requirements ECPBSLMCON


The concentration requires at least 9 credit hours, including the requirements listed below.
  1. Three (3) courses:
    • ECON-E 341 Economics of Labor Market
    • ECON-E 351 Law and Economics
    • ECON-E 361 Public Finance: Government Spending
    • ECON-E 362 Public Finance: Taxation
  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.