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Majors and Minors

Program Requirements (for those matriculating at VU prior to August 2018)
Categories
Economics Major
Economics Minor
Intro      
Econ 1010 Macro 3 hours 3 hours 3 hours
Econ 1020 Micro 3 hours 3 hours 3 hours
Core 1      
Econ 1500 or 1510 Statistics2 3 hours 3 hours 3 hours
Econ 3010 Intmd Micro 3 hours 3 hours 3 hours
Econ 3020 Intmd Macro 3 hours elective 3 hours
Electives 3     9 hrs Econ History
Econ at any level 9 hrs in Econ 6 hrs in Econ 3 hrs Econ 3000+ not EconHist
Econ above 3020 9 hrs in Econ 3000+ 3 hrs in Econ 3000+ 18 hrs in History (list)
Total Hours 33 Hours 21 Hours 45 Hours

1 One semester of calculus is prerequisite to ECON 1500, 1510, 3010, and 3020. Two semesters are better.

2 A student may present the following sequences in mathematical statistics in lieu of ECON 1500 or 1510:
For majors: Math 2820, 2820L & 2821 = Econ 1500; or Math 2820, 2820L with ECON 3050 = ECON 1500 & 3050.
For minors: Math 2820 & 2820L equals ECON 1500.

3 Only 3 hours of independent study will count in the major. ECON 1111 counts as an ECON elective below 3000.

4 ECON courses above 3020 have 3010 or 3020 as prerequisites and may use calculus.

Program Requirements (for those matriculating at VU in August 2018 and after)
Categories
Economics Major
Economics Minor
Intro      
Econ 1010 Macro 3 hours 3 hours 3 hours
Econ 1020 Micro 3 hours 3 hours 3 hours
Core 1      
Econ 1500 or 1510 Statistics2 3 hours 3 hours 3 hours
Econ 3012 Micro 3 hours 3 hours 3 hours
Econ 3022 Macro 3 hours elective 3 hours
Econ 3032 or 3035 Econometrics 3 hours elective  
Electives 3     9 hrs Econ History
Econ at any level 6 hrs in Econ 6 hrs in Econ 3 hrs Econ 3000+ not EconHist
Econ above 3020 9 hrs in Econ 3000+ 3 hrs in Econ 3000+ 18 hrs in History (list)
Total Hours 33 Hours 21 Hours 45 Hours

1 One semester of calculus is prerequisite to ECON 1500 and 1510. Two semesters of calculus are prerequisite to all courses over 3000.

2 A student may present the following sequences in mathematical statistics in lieu of ECON 1500 or 1510:
Math 2820L and Math 2810 or 2820.

3  Only 3 hours of independent study will count in the major. ECON 1111 counts as an ECON elective below 3000.

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