Economics

The economics major emphasizes basic economic theory and its applicability to the analysis of problems in the economy and society. Students who major in Economics earn the Bachelor of Arts degree.

Major Requirements

ECON 190, 191, 260, 370, 371, 376; BAD 335
Students must also complete five courses from the following:

  • Business Administration 370, 375, 491
  • Economics 365, 366, 367, 462, 498
  • Mathematics 230, 261, 262, 270, 280
  • Political science courses at the 200 level or above
  • Psychology courses at the 200 level or above or
  • Sociology courses at the 200 level or above.

Students intending to pursue graduate study in economics are strongly recommended to complete Mathematics 230, 261, 262, 270, and Economics 365.

Students intending to pursue a career in financial economics or finance are strongly recommended to complete Business Administration 370, 375, and 491 and Economics 365 and 367.

Students intending to pursue a career in the social sciences are strongly recommended to complete Economics 366 and 462 and courses in Political Science, Psychology, or Sociology.

The satisfactory/fail grade option may be used in only one repeated course required for the major.
A minimum of one half of the courses in the major field must be completed at Dominican.

Minor Requirements

Six economics courses are required for completion of the minor.
The satisfactory/fail grade option may be used in only one repeated course required for the minor.A minimum of one half of the courses in the minor field must be completed at Dominican.

Declaring an Economics Major or Minor

To declare a major or minor in economics, please visit the Rosary College of Arts & Sciences office in Crown Link 100 to pick up a declaration form. Please return the form to the Brennan School of Business office in Lewis Hall, Room 203.