Economics - B.A. Program Requirements
Type Legend: DD Diversity–Domestic; DG Diversity–Global; KAD Kent Core Additional; KBS Kent Core Basic Sciences; KCM Kent Core Composition; KFA Kent Core Fine Arts: KHU Kent Core Humanities; KMC Kent Core Mathematics and Critical Reasoning; KSS Kent Core Social Sciences; WIC Writing Intensive
|I.||DESTINATION KENT STATE: FIRST YEAR EXPERIENCE (1 credit)|
|US||10097||Destination Kent State: First Year Experience||1|
|II.||MAJOR PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS (39-43 credits) Courses count in major GPA|
|KSS||ECON||22060||Principles of Microeconomics||3|
|22061||Principles of Macroeconomics||3|
|32040||Intermediate Microeconomic Theory and Applications||3|
|32041||Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory and Policy||3|
|WIC||42191||Senior Seminar in Economics*||3|
|3/4xxxx||ECON upper-division elective||12|
||Algebra for Calculus I
|Intuitive Calculus (3)
Analytic Geometry and Calculus (5)
|III.||ADDITIONAL PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS (81 credits)|
|Kent Core Basic Sciences (must include one laboratory)||6-7|
|Kent Core Composition
|Kent Core Humanities and Fine Arts (minimum one course from each)
|Kent Core Social Sciences (must be from a discipline other than ECON)||3|
|College General Requirement (must be from Kent Core Basic Sciences)***
|College General Requirement (must be from Kent Core Social Sciences)****||3|
|General Electives (minimum 24 upper-division credit hours)
Credits required depends on meeting minimum 121 credit hours and minimum 42 upper-division credit hours
*A minimum C (2.0) grade must be earned to fulfill the writing-intensive requirement.
**Fulfills General College Requirement
***One additional course taken from the Kent Core Basic Science courses in the following Arts and Sciences disciplines: Anthropology (ANTH), Biological Sciences (BSCI), Chemistry (CHEM), Geography (GEOG), Geology (GEOL) or Physics (PHY). Students may take the courses listed in the "introductory" sequences with the restrictions noted above in the Kent Core Basic Science section. The course may not be from the student's major.
****One additional course taken from the Kent Core Social Sciences courses in the following Arts and Sciences disciplines: Anthropology (ANTH), Applied Conflict Management (CACM), Geography (GEOG), Criminology and Justice Studies (JUS), Political Science (POL), Psychology (PSYC) or Sociology (SOC). The course may not be from the student's major.
NOTE: Students interested in pursuing graduate study in economics are encouraged to take MATH 12002 Calculus I, MATH 12003 Calculus II and other mathematics and statistics courses. Interested students with the appropriate prerequisites may also want to substitute MATH 40011 and 40012 for MIS 24056 and ECON 32050, with departmental approval.
A Bachelor of Business Administration in economics is offered in the College of Business Administration.