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Welcome to the Economics major. On this page, students can find information on the requirements of the major, a description and schedule of current and upcoming Economics courses offerings, and frequently asked questions about the major.
Major Description and Requirements
To complete a major of Economics, a student must complete a minimum of 8 four-credit economic courses. Required are:
China — from impoverished state to the world’s second largest economy, first-year students study the economic superpower’s place in the global economy.
School Year: 2012-2013
Student majors within the program elect a Student Educational Policy Committee (SEPC) every year that assists in the faculty hiring and review process and in planning extracurricular activities, such as visiting lecturers and student colloquia.
2014-15 SEPC members for the Education Department are: