May 21, 2022  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Economics Major, B.A.

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Subtotal: 21

Economics Electives (upper division economics courses): 18

Additional Requirement


Total Hours of Economics required for the Economics Major


Additional Math Requirement


Selected Minor (minimum)


General Studies (minimum)


Multicultural Requirement*




Total Hours Required for the Bachelor of Arts in Economics


A student must complete at least twelve (12) upper-division semester hours in economics at MSU Denver.

A grade of "C-" or better must be earned in each economics course for that course to count toward the degree Bachelor of Arts in Economics. Students should note that programs differ in the minimum grade required.

ECO 2010 and ECO 2020 may not be used by economics majors to fulfill General Studies requirements.

Economics with Secondary Social Studies Licensure:

In addition to the required Social Science core the Economics major includes advanced courses in Economics, Econometrics, and Applied Economic Policy.

Additional Licensure Requirement for Secondary Social Sciences:

Economics Core Total: 21

Electives: (8-9 upper division Economics courses)

Electives Total required: 8-9


The standard Economics major requires 22 hours of electives. GEG 3000 is required for Secondary Social Studies, will be accepted towards the major replacing an Economics elective.

Additional Requirement

Additional Course Requirements for Secondary Social Studies:


Additional Required Courses Total 30
Additional Math Requirement 8
Major Total 30
General Studies Total 21
Licensure Total (Includes HIS 4010) 37
Grand Total 126

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