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Economics BA/MA - Curricular Plan

(HEGIS: 22.04 ECONOMICS, CIP: 45.0601 Economics, General)

Department of Economics

415 Fronczak Hall
North Campus
Buffalo, NY 14260-1520

Alex Anas, Ph.D.
Chair

Joanne Song McLaughlin, Ph.D.
Director of Undergraduate Studies

Winston Chang, Ph.D.
Director of the Master's Program

Associated Programs

Associated Subjects

Curricular Plan

A Curricular Plan provides a roadmap for completing this academic program and the UB Curriculum on time. Your actual plan may vary depending on point of entry to the university, course placement and/or waivers based on standardized test scores, earned alternative credit and/or college transfer credit.

All students are encouraged to use this plan in conjunction with other academic planning resources such as your academic advisor, the HUB Academic Advisement Report, My Planner and Path Finder tool.

In addition to following this course roadmap, all other admission and academic requirements of this major as listed in the Undergraduate Catalog must be met in order to successfully complete this degree.

Freshman Year

Fall Semester
Course Category Credit
UB Seminar UBS 3
ENG 105LEC Writing and Rhetoric CL1 4
MTH 121LR Surv Calculus & Appl 1 or MTH 131LR Math Analysis for Managemt or MTH 141LR College Calculus 1 M/MQR or M/MQR or M/MQR 4 or 4 or 4
ECO 181LD Intro to Macroeconomics or ECO 182LD Intro to Microeconomics M or M 4 or 4
Total Credits: 15
Spring Semester
Course Category Credit
Scientific Literacy and Inquiry (No Lab) SLI1 3
Pathway P 3
Diversity in the United States DIV 3
Elective E 3
ECO 181LD Intro to Macroeconomics or ECO 182LD Intro to Microeconomics M or M 4 or 4
Total Credits: 16

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester
Course Category Credit
Scientific Literacy and Inquiry (With Lab) SLI2 4
Pathway P 3
Elective E 3
ECO 405LEC Microeconomic Theory or ECO 407SEM Macroeconomic Theory M or M 3 or 3
ECO 380LEC Eco. Statistics/Data Analysis M 3
Total Credits: 16
Spring Semester
Course Category Credit
Pathway P 3
Pathway P 3
Elective E 3
ECO 407LEC Macroeconomic Theory or ECO 405LEC Microeconomic Theory I M or M 3 or 3
ECO 480LEC Econometrics I M 3
Total Credits: 15

Junior Year

Fall Semester
Course Category Credit
Communication Literacy II CL2 3
Elective E 3
Elective E 3
ECO 505LEC Microeconomic Theory or ECO 507SEM Macroeconomic Theory M or M 3 or 3
ECO 580LEC Econometrics 1 M 3
Total Credits: 15
Spring Semester
Course Category Credit
Pathway P 3
Elective E 3
Elective E 3
ECO 507SEM Macroeconomic Theory or ECO 505LEC Microeconomic Theory M or M 3 or 3
ECO 581LEC Econometrics 2 M 3
Total Credits: 15

Senior Year

Fall Semester
Course Category Credit
Pathway P 3
Elective E 3
Elective E 3
Elective E 3
Elective E 3
Total Credits: 15
Spring Semester
Course Category Credit
UBC 399 UB Capstone CAP 1
Elective E 3
Elective E 3
Elective E 3
ECO 576LEC Topics in Microeconomics M 3
Total Credits: 13

Fifth Year

Fall Semester
Course Category Credit
ECO 500-Level Elective M 3
ECO 500-Level Elective M 3
ECO 500-Level Elective M 3
ECO 500-Level Elective M 3
ECO 500-Level Elective M 3
Total Credits: 15
Total Credits Required for Degree:
135
Curricular Category Key
Category Description
M Course required for major (including pre-requisites needed for admission to major)
E Elective (course not required for major or UB Curriculum)
UB Curriculum
CAP UB Capstone
CL1/CL2 Communication Literacy (2 required)
DIV Diversity in the United States
MQR Math and Quantitative Reasoning
P Pathway Course (6 required: 3 Global, 3 Thematic)
SLI1/SLI2 Scientific Literacy and Inquiry (2 required)
UBS UB Seminar
Note: Some classes may count toward both a major (M) and UB Curriculum (UBC) requirement. Courses that count toward more than one requirement are indicated by a "/" (slash) in the category column, indicating which categories the course will satisfy.
 
Published: May 26, 2020 15:54:23