University Catalog

Economics

Chairperson:  Nathan Hampton
Address: 386 Stewart Hall
Phone: 320.308.2227
Email: economics@stcloudstate.edu
Website: www.stcloudstate.edu/economics

BA in Business Economics (49-55 credits)


Admission Requirements

Notes


Program Requirements

40 credits: ECON 205, ECON 206, ECON 405, ECON 406, ECON 481, MATH 112, MATH 115 or MATH 211, IS 242, ECON 417, ECON 470, ACCT 291, ACCT 292, FIRE 371, FIRE 373 (check the catalog for prerequisites).

Electives

9 credits at the 400 level. ECON 350 or ECON 360 may be substituted for one 400 level course. A maximum of two of the following non-economics courses may be taken for electives: ANTH 372, FIRE 471, FIRE 473, FIRE 474, HIST 345, MGMT 365, MGMT 462, MGMT 470, STAT 427, STAT 433 (check the catalog for prerequisites).

The senior seminar fulfills the University's Upper Division Writing Requirement and is mandatory.


BA in Economics (46 credits)


Admission Requirements

Notes


Program Requirements

22 credits: ECON 205, ECON 206, ECON 405, ECON 406, ECON 481; MATH 112, MATH 115 or MATH 211; IS 242.

Electives

24 Credits:  Selected from 400 level ECON courses. ECON 350 or ECON 360 may be substituted for one 400 level course. With approval of the adviser, the following courses (all with required prerequisites) may be substituted for ECON electives: MATH 221, MATH 222, MATH 312, MATH 321. Alternatively, a maximum of two of the following may be substituted for ECON electives: ANTH 372, FIRE 371, FIRE 373, HIST 345, POL 313, POL 380, POL 463, STAT 427 (check the catalog for prerequisites).

BS in Mathematical Economics (61 credits)


Admission Requirements

Notes


Program Requirements

ECON 205, ECON 206, ECON 405, ECON 406, ECON 485, ECON 486, ECON 481, ECON 497 or ECON 498, MATH 221 (5 Cr.), MATH 222 (4 Cr.), MATH 312, MATH 321 (4 Cr.), MATH 353, STAT 239, STAT 304, STAT 321, STAT 417, STAT 421, STAT 447, STAT 427 or ECON 470. (This program does not offer a minor).



Students fulfill the University's Upper Division Writing Requirement by successfully completing ECON 481ECON 497 or ECON 498.


BS in Social Studies: Economics (21 credits)


Admission Requirements

  • GPA: 2.50
  • Completion of a minimum of 36 semester hours, with at least 12 semester hours in residence at SCSU.
  • Grades of “C” or better in ENGL 191 and CMST 192.

Admission To Teacher Education


Admission Criteria: See here. Professional Education Sequence for Pre K-12 and 5-12 Licensure: ED 300; CEEP 262, CEEP 361; IM 422; HLTH 301; HURL 497; ENGL 460 or ED 460; SPED 203; ED 421 and ED 431(co-requisites); ED 466 or ED 467. Admission to Teacher Education and a passing score on the MTLE Basic skills tests is required for placement in student teaching.

Notes

  • Students selecting this major must complete the Liberal Education program, the Social Studies Licensing Core, one of the emphases in the B.S. Social Studies major designated for licensure and the Professional Education component.
  • Students in this Concentration are not required to take ECON 201 in their Social Studies Licensing Core.
  • Many of the social studies licensure core courses may be used for the liberal education program.

Program Requirements

ANTH 250; GEOG 253, GEOG 270; HIST 140 or HIST 141, HIST 106 (global only), HIST 385; ETHS 310; POL 111, POL 251; PSY 240; SOC 160; SST 253, SST 453. Economics Core: ECON 205, ECON 206, ECON 360, ECON 405, ECON 406.

Electives

One of ECON 471 or 474, and one of the following: ECON 417, ECON 420, ECON 442, ECON 451, ECON 460, ECON 461, ECON 465, ECON 472, ECON 473.

Minor in Economics (18 credits)


Admission Requirements

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Program Requirements

ECON 205, ECON 206.

Electives

12 Credits: Electives from 400-level ECON courses or one of ECON 350 or ECON 360.

BA/MS in 5-year BA-Economics/MS-Applied Economics (54 credits)


Admission Requirements

Notes

  • Minimum grade of "B" or better in each of ECON 205, ECON 206, ECON 405, ECON 406, ECON 586 and ECON 587.
  • Discuss the option with the Applied Economics graduate coordinator during the sophomore year. Be ready to apply during the last semester of junior year. Students are usually admitted to the track during their last semester as a junior and are granted early conditional admission to graduate school upon completion of a special undergraduate core program.

Program Requirements

33 credits: ECON 205, ECON 206, ECON 405, ECON 406, ECON 481, MATH 112, MATH 115, MATH 211, IS 242, ECON 586*, ECON 587*. 6 credits: Choose two from ECON 561*, ECON 565*, ECON 572*, ECON 574*, FIRE 574*, MGMT 550*, or MGMT 567*. *These courses require Graduate Dean approval while student is still an undergraduate.

Electives

15 credits: Any ECON 300-400 not listed above (or as a 500-level course).

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