Economics at Roosevelt University prepares students to analyze economic phenomena in fresh and innovative ways. Students receive a broad-based view of contemporary economics with special emphasis on nontraditional approaches to theory and policy. Students are challenged to be critical of existing institutions and seek new solutions to problems of economic justice, poverty, and inequality. Economics graduates typically pursue careers in business, public service, law, teaching, and research.
Admission to Econ 390 is limited to economics majors who have completed five core courses.
MATH 110 or higher is a prerequisite for ECON 234.
Major in Economics Leading to a BA Degree
Majors must complete a minimum of eleven courses in economics with grades of C- or higher. At least 12 semester hours in economics must be completed at Roosevelt University. Math 110 or higher is a prerequisite for Econ 234. Admission to the Senior Seminar is limited to economics majors who have completed five core courses.
In addition to four electives in economics, majors are encouraged to select elective courses from such related fields as business administration, history, mathematics, philosophy, political science, psychology, and sociology. Majors intending to pursue graduate studies in economics are urged to take Econ 346 and obtain adequate preparation in mathematics and statistics. Many courses are taught on a rotating basis. Students should consult an economics advisor and develop a long-range plan of study.
Students desiring to graduate With Distinction in economics must complete a minimum of 36 semester hours in economics with a grade point average of at least 3.75. The 36 semester hours must include the seven core courses, and five additional courses approved by an economics advisor.
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