OVERVIEW OF DEGREE REQUIREMENTS - B.S.
Minimum number of credits required to graduate: 120
Minimum Cumulative GPA required to graduate: 2.0
Minimum Grade requirements for courses to count toward major: A “C-” or better is required in ECO 120, ECO 121, ECO 321, and ECO 420. A “C” or better is required in the capstone (ECO 489 or approved substitute)
Other GPA requirements to graduate: Economics (ECO) coursework must be completed with a 2.0 cumulative average.
Required Course(s) for fulfilling Capstone Experience: ECO 489 or approved substitute
Contact Information: Karen Moffett, School of Economics, 206 Winslow Hall, (207) 581-3154.
This program is designed to prepare students for employment in occupations where specific knowledge of financial economics will be useful in entry-level positions and in enhancing subsequent opportunities for advancement. The program also provides a strong undergraduate background for graduate professional degrees in business, economics, and law. This approach incorporates the fundamentals of economic theory in the areas of macroeconomics and monetary economics along with the applied analytical tools of finance and econometrics.
Students are required to work with their advisors on selecting appropriate economics electives in addition to the required economics and business core. Students are also encouraged to discuss career or graduate school preparation with their advisor.