Information about requirements in the economics major and the economics, philosophy and politics interdisciplinary major can be found at the Economics home page, and in the Catalog under Disciplinary Majors and Minors and Interdisciplinary Majors and Minors.
Information for Non-Majors
Recommended courses and advice for non-majors. Non-majors should enroll in EC 201 Principles of Economics I or EC 202 Principles of Economics II.
Information for Majors
Advice for majors. Students who choose to major in economics should enroll in EC 201 and EC 202 as early as possible, followed by EC 308 and EC 309. The major also requires two mathematics courses (calculus and statistics). Students should complete an introductory calculus course prior to enrolling in EC 309. They should complete all six courses in this introductory sequence before enrolling in other economics courses.
Economics majors considering graduate school in economics should enroll in additional math courses, including linear algebra, calculus, and statistics.
Explorations curriculum requirement in Connectivity. All students must complete a scholarly senior seminar, Exploration term, or independent study as deemed appropriate by disciplinary faculty in the major. Economics satisfies this requirement through EC 499 Senior Project in Economics.
All majors at the College require a senior conference. Economics satisfies this requirement through the public presentation of research completed in EC 499.