Degree Requirements - Economics

B. A. IN ECONOMICS 124 S.H.

GENERAL EDUCATION
REQUIREMENT 46-48
FOUNDATIONS REQUIREMENTS(2) 123

GE 1000 Transition to Kean(1) 1
ENG 1030 College Composition(4) 3
MATH 1044 Pre-Calculus for Business and Economics 3
COMM 1402 Speech Communication 3
GE 2021 Research & Technology 3

DISCIPLINARY/INTERDISCIPLINARY DISTRIBUTION REQUIREMENTS
Humanities 9

*ENG 2403 World Literature 3
(Select two courses from different areas)
Fine Arts or Art History 3
Philosophy or Religion 3
Foreign Languages 3
Music or Theatre 3
Interdisciplinary 3
Social Sciences 9
*HIST 1000 History of Civil Society in America 3
ECO 1020 Principles of Economics I5 3
ECO 1021 Principles of Economics II5 3
Science & Mathematics 10-11
*CPS 1032 Microcomputer Applications 3
(Select two sciences; one must be a lab science)
Biology 3, 4
Chemistry or Physics 3, 4
Astronomy, Earth Science,
Geology or Metrology 3, 4
Interdisciplinary 3, 4
Health/Physical Education 2-3
ID 1225 Issues Contemporary
Health 3
OR
Physical Education 2

MAJOR/GE CAPSTONE COURSE(5) 3
ECO 4500 Selected Topics in Economics 3

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS
Math 2400 Calculus for Business and Economics 3

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS(5) 36
(All major courses require a “C” or better)

Required Courses 21
ECO 1020 Principles of Economics I 3
ECO 1021 Principles of Economics II 3
ECO 2120 Business Statistics 3
ECO 3020 Intermediate. Macroeconomics 3
ECO 3021 Intermediate. Microeconomics 3
ECO 3300 Money & Banking 3
ECO 4200 Econometrics 3

Major Electives 15

Select Five Economics Courses
FREE ELECTIVES 40-42
At least 50% must be at 3000-4000 level

MINOR
The department offers a minor in Economics. The requirement is 18 credits hours as noted:
ECO 1020, 1021
ECO 3020, 3021 and 3300
And one 3000/4000 level economics elective course.

B.A. DEGREE IN ECONOMICS (TEACHER CERTIFICATION OPTION)

GENERAL EDUCATION
REQUIREMENTS    67-68
FOUNDATIONS REQUIREMENT 123

GE 1000 Transition to Kean(1) 1
ENG 1030 College Composition(4) 3
MATH 1000 Algebra for College Students 3
COMM 1402 Speech Communication as Critical Citizenship 3
GE 2021 Research & Technology 3

DISCIPLINARY/INTERDISCIPLINARY DISTRIBUTION REQUIREMENTS
Humanities 9

*ENG 2403 World Literature 3
Select two courses from different areas:
Fine Arts or Art History 3
Philosophy or Religion 3
Foreign Languages 3
Music or Theatre 3
Interdisciplinary 3
Social Sciences 9
*HIST 1000 History of Civilized
Society in America 3
ECO 1020 Principles of Economics I 3
ECO 1021 Principles of Economics II 3
Science & Mathematics 10-11
*MATH 1010 Foundations of Math (rec.) 3
Select two; one must be a lab science:
Biology 3, 4
Chemistry or Physics 3, 4
Astronomy, Geology or Meteorology 3, 4
Earth Science or Interdisciplinary 3, 4
Health/Physical Education 3
ID 1225 Issues Contemporary
Health 3

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS(5) 21
PSY 1000 General Psychology 3
PSY 2110 Psychology of Adolescence 3
HIST 2303 U.S. History to 1877 3
HIST 2304 U.S. History 1877 to Present 3
HIST 3226 History of NJ    3
ECO 3730 Economic Geography 3
SOC 1000 Intro to Sociology 3
OR
ANTH 1800 Cultural Anthropology 3

MAJOR/GE CAPSTONE COURSE(5) 3
ECO 4500 Selected Topics in Economics 3

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS(5) 30

REQUIRED COURSES 12
ECO 2120 Business Statistics 3
ECO 3020 Intm. Macroeconomics 3
ECO 3021 Intm. Microeconomics 3
ECO 3300 Money & Banking 3

MAJOR ELECTIVES 18
(Select six ECO courses, at lease 12 credits at the 3000-4000 level:)

PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION 30
(A B- grade required in all Professional Education courses for students accepted to Kean University as of January 1996 or after)
Sophomore Level
IEL 2801 Intro. Field Experience 3
Junior Level
EDUC 3000 Curr. Eval. & Learner    3
EDUC 3401 Language Arts/Reading K-12 3
IEL 3122 Computers in Education    3
IEL 3240 Social Studies K-12 (W-E) 3
IEL 3801 Junior Field Experience 2
Senior Level
IEL 4801 Prof. Internship 10

CAPSTONE COURSE
EDUC 4000 Teacher & Classroom 3

ACTING EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR:

DR. SUZANNE BOUSQUET

Center for Academic Success, CAS 405

T: 908-737-0430

F: 908-737-0435

sbousque@kean.edu

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