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B.A. in Economics

Degree Requirements

The academic regulations for this degree program, as entered in the University of Mississippi Catalog, are in effect for the current or selected academic year and semester. The University of Mississippi reserves the right to 1) change or withdraw courses; 2) change rules for registration, instruction, and graduation; and 3) change other regulations affecting the student body at any time.

General Education

Requirement Hours Description
First Year Writing I 3 Complete Engl 101, Hon 101, Writ 100 or Writ 101 with a passing grade.
First Year Writing II 3 Complete one of the following courses with a passing grade: Engl 102, Liba 102, Writ 102 or Hon 102.
6 hrs literature survey 6 Complete 6 hours of literature survey with a passing grade. Choose from the following courses: Engl 221, Engl 222, Engl 223, Engl 224, Engl 225, or Engl 226.
6 hrs modern/ancient language 200+ 6 Successfully complete at least 6 hours at the 200 level or above in one modern or ancient language.
6 hrs history 6 Complete 6 hours in History (HIS) course work with a passing grade.
3 hrs humanities 3 Successfully complete 3 hours in one of the following areas: African-American studies; classical civilization; environmental studies (Envs 101); gender studies (G St 201, 301, 333, 350); philosophy; religion; Southern studies (S St 101, 102). In addition, gender studies courses that are cross-listed with African American studies, classical civilization, English, modern languages, philosophy, or religion courses will satisfy this requirement.
6 hrs social science 6 Successfully complete 6 semester hours in anthropology, economics, political science, psychology, or sociology.
3 hrs fine arts 3 Complete 3 hours in the area of fine or performing arts. Choose from art history, music, dance, and theatre arts. Studio and workshop courses cannot be used to satisfy this requirement. Acceptable freshman or sophommore-level courses are: AH 101, AH 102, AH 201, AH 202; Music 101, Music 102, Music 103, Music 104, Music 105; Dance 200; and Theatre 201.
3 hrs math 100+ 3 Successfully complete 3 hours of Math at the 100 level or above except for Math 245 and Math 246.
9-12 hrs science 9 Complete a full year of science course work in one subject area (6-8 hrs) and complete 3 credit hours in a subject area from another department. Courses may be chosen from the departments of Biology, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Geology and Geological Engineering, or Physics and Astronomy. Note that a student taking the required 6 hours of one subject (astronomy or physics) from the Department of Physics and Astronomy must take the remaining 3 hours from another department.
2 associated science labs 2 Successfully complete at least two science laboratory courses.

Major Requirements

Requirement Hours Description
Econ 202 3 Econ 202: Principles of Microeconomics
Econ 203 3 Econ 203: Principles of Macroeconomics
Econ 230 3 Econ 230: Economic Statistics I
Econ 398 3 Econ 398: Intermediate Microeconomics
Econ 399 3 Econ 399: Intermediate Macroeconomics
Economics residency hrs 12 Students must earn at least 12 hours of their major courses in residence.
Econ electives 15 Econ 453: An Economic History of the South, Econ 203: Principles of Macroeconomics, Econ 502: Comp Econ Systems, Econ 515: Meth-Statistical Anal, Econ 522: Econ Growth/Develop, Econ 523: Manpower Plng/Eval, Econ 554: Agribusiness, Econ 230: Economic Stat I, Econ 582: Labor Relations, Inst 371: International Trade and Globalization, Econ 310: Engineering Economy, Econ 389: Internship, Econ 230: Economic Statistics I, Econ 302: Economic Statistics II, Econ 303: Money and Banking, Econ 305: Current Economic Topics, Econ 307: Managerial Economics, Econ 320: Current Global Economic Issues, Econ 401: Government and Business, Econ 406: Natural Resource Economics, Econ 417: Labor Economics, Econ 505: Public Finance, Econ 506: Public Finance Administration, Econ 520: Special Topics in Economics, Econ 540: Seminar in Economics, Econ 545: Game Theory and Strategic Thinking, Econ 581: Collective Bargaining, Econ 324: Experimental Economics, Econ 403: Mathematical Economics, Econ 491: Directed Research in Economics, Econ 490: Directed Readings in Economics, Econ 402: Econometrics, Econ 418: Sports Economics, Econ 408: Urban Economics, Econ 425: American Financial History, Econ 308: Operations Research, Econ 504: Economic Issues in American History, Econ 510: International Trade & Commercial Policy, Econ 201: Prin of Economics I, Econ 301: Economic Stat I, Econ 584: Collective Bargaining, Econ 583: Labor Relations, Econ 407: Managerial Economics, Econ 205: Sur-Economic Prin, Econ 312: Law and Economics, Econ 202: Principles of Microeconomics, Econ 398: Intermediate Microeconomics, Econ 422: Economic Growth and Development, Econ 509: Econ Fluctuations, Econ 525: Economics of High-Tech Industries, Econ 101: Introduction to Economics, Econ 513: History of Economic Thought, Econ 399: Intermediate Macroeconomics
Overall Major GPA 0 Please contact your academic advisor for grade point requirements.
Resident Major GPA 0 Please contact your academic advisor for grade point requirements.
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