May 21, 2024  
2023-2024 Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Catalog

Economics


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


Students are encouraged to work with their advisors to choose the elective courses that best meet their interests and needs.

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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