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The Major(s), with Emphases and/or Options

1. Quantitative Emphasis in the Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts Degree

This program is recommended for students who wish to undertake postgraduate study in Economics or to pursue any career, which requires quantitative skills in economic analysis.

  • Required Units (crs.): 36 units (crs.) in Economics minimum, plus completion of the Mathematics requirement.
  • Required Courses: In addition to the Core Courses (15 units (crs.)):
    • Economics:
      • Requirement Aone of the following (3 units (crs.)): Economics 472 or 473;
      • Requirement B: one of the following (3 units (crs.)): Economics 433, 460, 471, 472 or 473 (if not taken to satisfy requirement A);
      • Requirement C: two of the following (6 units (crs.)): Economics 305, 403, 420, 460 (if not taken to satisfy requirement B).
  • Electives: The student must complete an additional nine credits in Economics, at the 300 or 400 level, in addition to the required courses, to complete the major.

2. General Emphasis in the Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts Degree

This program is recommended for students who seek a broad knowledge of the field of economics but do not need the technical training necessary for quantitative analysis.

  • Required Units (crs.): 33 units (crs.) in Economics minimum, plus completion of the Mathematics requirement.
  • Required Courses: In addition to the Core Courses (15 units (crs.)):
    • Economics: At least two of the following (6 units (crs.)): Economics 305, 403, 409, 420.
  • Other Requirements: The student must complete a minor in an area related to his or her intellectual or career interest.
  • Electives: The student must complete an additional 12 units (crs.) in Economics, at the 300 or 400 level, in addition to the required courses, to complete the major.

3. International Emphasis

This program is recommended for students who seek an International Emphasis for the Economics Major in the Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Arts degrees.

  • Required Units (crs.): 36 units (crs.) in Economics minimum, plus completion of the Mathematics requirement.
  • Required Courses: In addition to the Core Courses
    • Economics: Economics 420 or 421.
  • Electives: In addition students must complete two of the following options:
      A) Economics 319
      B) Economics 410
      C) Economics 426
      D) Economics 427
      E) Economics 428F) Economics 436
      G) an approved International Experience, usually arranged by the Office of International Education at UW Oshkosh.
  • Other Requirements: The student must complete at least three units (crs.) in Economics 305, 403 or 409.
  • Other Requirements: The students must complete an additional nine units (crs.) in Economics, at the 300 or 400 level, in addition to the required courses, to complete the major.

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