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BA in Economics Curriculum


Offered by the LSU College of Humanities & Social Sciences
Total Semester Hours - 120
  • To graduate with a minor in economics, students in the College of Humanities & Social Sciences must complete economics 2030 (or 2000 and 2010), 2035, 4720, 4710, and six additional hours in economics. Students majoring in economics in the College of Humanities & Social Sciences are required to take economics 2000, 2010, 2035, 4720, and 4710. Other economics courses (at least 30 semester hours required for the major) must be chosen with the advice and approval of the Humanities & Social Sciences advisor in the Department of Economics. If graduate study in economics is anticipated, it is strongly recommended that the calculus sequence consisting of MATH 1550, 1552, and 2085 be taken.
  • Empirical Economic Analysis Concentration - required (9 hours) - ECON 4630, ECON 4631, ECON 4633
FRESHMAN YEAR HRS.
Economics 2000, 2010
6
English 1001
3
Foreign language courses
8-10
Mathematics 1021
3
General education life or physical sciences
(two semesters lecture sequence with corresponding labs)
8
Approved history elective
3
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31-33
SOPHOMORE YEAR HRS.
Economics 2035
3
English 2000
3
Foreign language courses
8-6
Mathematics 1431
3
General education life or physical sciences
(one semester lecture in alternate science)
3
Approved history elective
3
Approved literature courses
6
Experimental statistics 2201
3
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33-31
JUNIOR YEAR HRS.
Economics 4710, 4720
6
Approved economics electives
3
General education arts course
3
General education humanities course
(other than English or foreign language)
3
General education social sciences course
3
Approved electives
8
Approved social sciences courses (other than history or economics)
3
 
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29
SENIOR YEAR HRS.
Approved economics electives
9
General education humanities course
3
Approved social sciences courses (6 hours in two fields other than history/economics)
6
Approved electives
9
 
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