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2023-2024 Catalog 
2023-2024 Catalog

Economics with Teacher Licensure

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A study of economics consistent with teacher licensure requirements. Students seeking middle school or secondary licensure should complete the following program and see the appropriate licensure advisor for additional information.

16 additional hours in ECON, at least 4 of which must be at the 300 or 400 level

II. Required courses outside the major—24 hours:

Education courses:

Students must also complete the required EDUC courses as indicated in the Education  section of the catalog. Students seeking 6-9 licensure are required to take HIST 315  in addition to the courses listed above. 


III. Other departmental requirements:

Major competency is demonstrated in ECON 480, which must be completed with a grade of C or higher. Enrollment in ECON 480 requires completion of ECON 450 with a grade of C or higher.

IV. Suggested courses outside the major:

Students interested in graduate school in economics should take MATH 191  and MATH 192 . Advisors can also provide recommendations for courses from other departments that will complement the student’s choice of study.

Liberal Arts Core (LAC)

For additional information about the Liberal Arts Core and the specific courses that fulfill the requirements, visit the Office of the Registrar website, https://registrar.unca.edu/liberal-arts-core.

Liberal Arts Core Requirements

Courses that satisfy some of the following LAC requirements can be found throughout the curriculum and may be used to fulfill multiple requirements.

Requirement Credits
First-Year Seminar 3-4
Academic Writing and Critical Inquiry 4
Humanities 12
Laboratory Science 4
Scientific Perspectives 3-4
Quantitative Perspectives 4
Social Science 3-4
Second Language (proficiency through the 2nd semester) 0-8
Arts and Ideas 3-4
Senior Capstone 4
Diversity Intensive (DI and DI-R) 6-8


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