Major Academic Plan for B.S. in Economics

Major Academic Plan for B.S. Economics

A Major Academic Plan (MAP) illustrates one way to complete a degree in a recommended number of semesters. Below is an example of an efficient and recommended plan, but actual plans will vary by individual student needs. Program requirements are based on Catalog Year. 

MAP Grid
Course Subject and TitleCreditsMin Grade*Program Element**When OfferedPrerequisiteCo Requisite
First Semester
GE Objective 1: ENGL 1101 3 C-GE Appropriate placement score 
GE Objective 3: MATH 1160 or MATH 1170 4  GE   
GE Objective 4 3  GE   
GE Objective 6: ECON 2201 3  GEF, S, Su  
Free Electives 2      
Semester Total15
Second Semester
GE Objective 1: ENGL 1102 3 C-GE ENGL 1101 or equivalent 
GE Objective 4 3  GE   
GE Objective 5 3  GE   
ECON 2202 Principles of Microeconomics 3   F, S, Su  
Free Electives 3      
Semester Total15
Third Semester
GE Objective 2: COMM 1101 3  GE   
GE Objective 5 with lab 4  GE   
GE Objective 6 3  GE   
MATH 1153 Statistical Reasoning
or MGT 2216 Business Statistics
3   F, S, SuMATH 1108. Satisfies Objective 3 of General Education Requirements. 
Free Electives 2      
Semester Total15
Fourth Semester
Dept. Approved Upper Division Elective 3      
GE Objective 7 or 8 3  GE   
Free Electives 9      
Semester Total15
Fifth Semester
ECON 3301 Macroeconomic Theory 3  UMFMATH 1143 and ECON 2201. 
GE Objective 9 3  GE   
Free Electives 9      
Semester Total15
Sixth Semester
ECON 3302 Microeconomic Theory 3  UMSECON 2202 
ECON Upper Division Electives 6  UM   
Dept. Approved Upper Division Elective 3  UM   
Free Elective 3      
Semester Total15
Seventh Semester
ECON 4485 Econometrics 3  UMFECON 2201, ECON 2202, MATH 1153, MGT 2216 
ECON Upper Division Electives 6  UM   
Dept. Approved Upper Division Elective 3  UM   
Free Electives 3      
Semester Total15
Eighth Semester
ECON 4474 Capstone Economic Concepts, Study, and Issues 3  UMSAt least senior standing. 
Upper Division Free Elective 3  UU   
Free Electives 9      
Semester Total15
Total120
MAP Credit SummaryCredits
Major39
General Education38
Electives to reach 120 credits43
Total120