College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Contact: Kelfala M. Kallon, Ph.D., Associate Professor
Location: Candelaria 1281
Telephone : 970.351.2739
Students must consult with their assigned major advisor each semester prior to registering.
Assigned advisor is available through the Ursa login; ursa.unco.edu; under Student tab Academic Profile channel and is term specific. If no advisor is listed, contact the major program for advisor information.
The program consists of three parts:
- Liberal Arts Core (LAC) Credits
- Required Major Credits
- University-Wide Credits
Economics majors and minors learn the traditional tools and concepts of economics, theories and quantitative procedures applicable to economics and related disciplines and techniques and methodologies employed by economic practitioners.
Program Admission Requirements:
All students must achieve an overall cumulative GPA of 2.25 in order to be admitted to the economics major. First-semester freshmen and transfer students will be admitted on a probational basis and must achieve an overall cumulative GPA of 2.25 after their first semester at UNC in order to continue in the major.
- Economics majors must earn a C- or better in each of the following:
- In addition, Economics majors must have a 2.00 cumulative grade point average in all courses that count toward the major.
- A maximum of six directed study credits in Economics may be taken.
- For purposes of required supporting credits and minimum grades MIND 286 will be counted as an ECON course.
A minor is strongly recommended.
Degree Requirements — 120 Credits
1. Required Specified LAC — 13 credits
LAC area 2 — Mathematics
LAC area 5.a. — Economic and Political Systems
Remaining LAC — 31 credits
See “Liberal Arts Core”.
2. Required Major — 36 credits
Take all of the following courses:
Choose 21 credits from the following courses:
| ||All 300-400 level ECON prefix courses||
|MIND 286||Value Issues in Political Economy||
3. University-Wide Credits — 40 credits
Complete additional credits to achieve the minimum credits needed for this degree at UNC; for this degree, that will typically be 40 credits.