A Bachelor of Science in Economics requires TEN ECONOMICS courses, at least half
of which must be taken at Tulane. Students are strongly encouraged to complete
Economics 1010 and 1020 in their freshman year. They are also encouraged to
complete Economics 3010 and 3020 by the end of their second year. The university-wide
requirement for a 2.0 GPA in the major also applies here.

Course Work for the B.S. Degree:

ECON 1010 - Introductory Microeconomics

ECON 1020 - Introductory Macroeconomics

ECON 3010 - Intermediate Microeconomics, passed with a grade no lower than C-

ECON 3020 - Intermediate Macroeconomics, passed with a grade no lower than C-

ECON 3230 - Introduction to Econometrics

ECON 4410 - Topics in Mathematical Economics **OR ECON 4610 - Game Theory**

Also required: Four additional economics courses at the 3000 level or
above. Of these, at least one must be at the 4000 level or above.
Note that Economics
3880,
3890, 4570, 4880,
the 1-credit classes 4971, 4972, and 4973, and 5000***** **do not count** toward
this requirement. However, Political Economy (PECN) 4300 and PECN 4400 may
be counted as 4000-level
economics electives.

**Mathematics Classes:**

A course in statistics offered by the Department of Mathematics (e.g., MATH
1110, MATH 1140, MATH 1230, or MATH 3070); prerequisite for ECON 3230

MATH 1210 - Calculus I

MATH 1220 - Calculus II

**OR MATH 1310** (Consolidated Calculus) in place of 1210 and 1220

**Note(s):** We recommend that students who wish to pursue graduate
studies in economics take additional courses in mathematics, including Math
2210 (Calculus III),
Math 3070 (Probability), and Math 3090 (Linear Algebra).

***** The Honors Thesis consists of ECON 4990 and ECON 5000. Together they count
as one 4000-level elective. See Honors for more information.

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