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  Oct 19, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Economics (B.A. or B.S.)


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The student learning outcomes for this degree are located at http://www.niu.edu/assessment/clearinghouse/outcomes/index.shtml.

Check departmental information for any additional requirements.

Requirements in Department (33-34)


For the B.A. Degree


  • Select from economics courses at the 300 or 400 levels (21)

For the B.S. Degree


Requirements outside Department (B.A., 3-16; B.S., 11-14)


For the B.A. degree


  • Fulfillment of B.A. foreign language requirement (0-12)
    (See “Foreign Language Requirement for the B.A. Degree.”)

For the B.S. degree


One of the following groups (11-14)

Either


Or


Total Hours for a Major in Economics: 36-49 (B.A.) OR 44-47 (B.S.)


Recommendations


The Department of Economics strongly recommends that students planning to pursue an advanced degree in economics select group 2 from the requirements outside the department. Such students are also urged to take:

Emphasis 1. Financial Economics (B.S. only) (50)


The emphasis in financial economics is designed for students who wish to undertake a program of study in the economics of the financial sector. The requirements for the emphasis include all of the requirements for a B.S. in Economics in addition to courses specific to the economic analysis of financial activity.

Requirements outside Department (15)


Total Hours for Emphasis 1, Financial Economics: 50 (B.S only)


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