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TRANSFER FROM CLC:
Economics

33-38 credits

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Transfer Policies

Transfer students must attain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.25 in transfer courses applied to the major in addition to UW-Parkside courses for the major. Transfer students who major in economics must earn at least 3 credits in intermediate theory (ECON 320, 321, or 412) at UW-Parkside.

Students transferring from non-baccalaureate institutions to Parkside may generally transfer up to 72 credits earned at non-baccalaureate institutions toward the 120 credits required for degree completion. UW-Parkside may accept additional credits toward the degree where appropriate. A minimum of 15 credits numbered 300 or above must be completed at Parkside. 

Economics major catalog information

REQUIRED CORE COURSES  | 33-38 credits

The economics core courses provide students with a solid foundation in both macroeconomics and microeconomics and an introduction to basic quantitative techniques and analytical tools. The following courses, or their equivalents, are required of all students.

Required Core Courses  |  15 credits
Choose one combination:

CLC COURSE PARKSIDE NAME PARKSIDE COURSE
ECO 222

Principles of Microeconomics

ECON 120
ECO 221 Principles of Macroeconomics ECON 121
- Intermediate Micro Theory ECON 320
- Intermediate Macro Theory ECON 321
MTH 222 Business Statistics I QM 210

Completing both ECON 320 and 321 before taking most 300 and 400 level courses is strongly recommended. Students who (i) receive a B or better in ECON 101, (ii) declare an economics major, and (iii) complete ECON 321 may petition to substitute ECON 101 for ECON 121. Transfer students who major in economics must earn at least 3 credits in intermediate theory (ECON 320, 321, or 412) at UW-Parkside.

 

 

Completion Options  |  18-23 credits

Choose one option:
 

General Economics Concentration  |  18 credits 

The general major is intended for students who seek a broad experience in economics and do not expect to study economics in graduate school.

Elective Economics Courses  |  18 credits
300- or 400-level economics courses (12 cr) and
200-level or above economics courses (6 cr)


Monetary and Financial Economics Concentration  |  21 credits

The monetary and financial economics concentration is designed for students who are interested in professional positions in the financial and banking sectors.

Additional Required Courses  |  18 credits

CLC COURSE     

PARKSIDE NAME

PARKSIDE COURSE

ACC 121 Financial Accounting ACCT 201
- Money and Banking ECON 366
- Financial Institutions and Markets ECON 367
- International Economics ECON 402
- Econometrics ECON 409
- Managerial Finance FIN 330


Elective Courses  |  3 credits
Choose One:

CLC COURSE PARKSIDE NAME PARKSIDE COURSE
- Industrial Organization and Public Policy ECON 360
- Investments FIN 335
- Advanced Managerial Finance FIN 431

 

 

Quantitative Concentration  | 23 credits

The quantitative concentration is strongly recommended for students who expect to study economics in graduate school or seek a career using quantitative methods.

Additional Reuired Courses  |  11 credits

CLC Course Parkside Name Parkside Course
- Econometrics ECON 409
- Managerial Economics ECON 412
MTH 145 Calculus and Analytic Geometry I MATH 221


Elective Economics Courses  |  12 credits
300- or 400-level economics courses (9 cr) and
200-level or above economics course (3 cr)

Additional courses in mathematics are strongly recommended. Consult your economics advisor regarding recommended courses.

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