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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 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: 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: Eng 220, 221, 222, 223, 224, 225, or Eng 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 (HST) 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 Courses may be chosen from astronomy, biology, chemistry, geology, Liba 205, 205L, 150, 151, 315, 315L and physics. Two semesters of course work in one subject and one semester in a subject from another department are required. Each course must be a minimum of 3 credit hours. At least two of the courses taken must include laboratories.
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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 545: Game Theory and Strategic Thinking, Econ 307: Managerial Economics, Econ 302: Economic Statistics II, Econ 525: Economics of High-Tech Industries, Bus 302: Business Statistics II, Econ 398: Intermediate Microeconomics, Econ 308: Operations Research, Econ 422: Economic Growth and Development, Econ 310: Engineering Economy, Econ 523: Manpower Plng/Eval, Econ 418: Sports Economics, Econ 203: Principles of Macroeconomics, Econ 520: Special Topics in Economics, Econ 230: Economic Statistics I, Econ 540: Seminar in Economics, Econ 403: Mathematical Economics, Econ 490: Directed Readings in Economics, Econ 404: Industrial Organization, Econ 584: Collective Bargaining, Econ 402: Econometrics, Econ 513: History of Economic Thought, Econ 303: Money and Banking, Econ 305: Current Economic Topics, Econ 581: Collective Bargaining, Econ 410: Financial Economics, Econ 312: Law and Economics, Econ 502: Comp Econ Systems, Econ 417: Labor Economics, Econ 582: Labor Relations, Econ 583: Labor Relations, Econ 324: Experimental Economics, Econ 205: Sur-Economic Prin, Econ 408: Urban Economics, Econ 509: Econ Fluctuations, Econ 399: Intermediate Macroeconomics, Econ 201: Prin of Economics I, Econ 504: Economic Issues in American History, Econ 522: Econ Growth/Develop, Econ 401: Government and Business, Econ 320: Current Global Economic Issues, Econ 425: American Financial History, Econ 101: Introduction to Economics, Econ 453: An Economic History of the South, Econ 407: Managerial Economics, Econ 510: International Trade & Commercial Policy, Econ 389: Internship, Econ 230: Economic Stat I, Econ 491: Directed Research in Economics, Econ 505: Public Finance, Econ 554: Agribusiness, Econ 406: Natural Resource Economics, Econ 301: Economic Stat I, Econ 515: Meth-Statistical Anal, Inst 371: International Trade and Globalization, Econ 202: Principles of Microeconomics, Econ 506: Public Finance Administration
Overall Major GPA Please contact your academic advisor for grade point requirements.
Resident Major GPA Please contact your academic advisor for grade point requirements.
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