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Volume XCII – July 2008
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UT Arlington Undergraduate Catalog Fall 2008
The Department of Economics

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Degree Requirements · Faculty - Course Descriptions

Students who plan to earn a degree in economics in one of the specialized fields listed below should consider the following suggestions as to their choice of elective economics courses:

Requirements for a Bachelor of Science Degree in Economics

Students must have completed ECON 2305 and 2306 before enrolling in certain upper-level economics courses. Specified prerequisites are designated for certain courses. Waiver of either of the above will require consent of the instructor and approval of the Director of Undergraduate Studies of the College of Business Administration.

English

1301, 1302.

Literature

Three hours of English or modern and classical languages literature above the freshman level.

Liberal Arts Elective

Three hours above the freshman level of literature, or social and cultural studies designated as taught in the College of Liberal Arts, or fine arts, or philosophy, or technical writing.

Political Science

2311, 2312.

History

1311, 1312.

Mathematics

1302, 1315 or 1325, and 1316 or 1426.

Natural Science

Eight hours in single lab science (biology, chemistry, geology or physics).

Fine Arts

Three hours from architecture, art, dance, music, or theatre arts.

Oral Communication

COMS 1301 or 2305.

Social/Cultural Studies

Six hours. MANA 2302 may be used in partial satisfaction of this requirement.

Computer Literacy and Statistics

INSY 2303, STAT 3321.

Accounting and Finance

ACCT 2301, 2302, and three hours ACCT 3000/4000 level. FINA 3313 or ACCT 3000/4000 level.

Major

ECON 2305, 2306, 3310, 3312, and 3318, plus 15 additional hours of 3000/4000 level economics, with a minimum of three hours at the 4000 level. Total hours in economics may not exceed 30.

Minor

18 hours, at least six of which shall be 3000/4000 level. (The six hours in statistics and information systems and the 12 hours in accounting and finance may be used as a minor in business administration.)

Outside electives

Three hours outside the College of Business Administration.

Other electives

Sufficient to give the total number of hours required for the degree.

Total

122 hours, at least 39 of which must be 3000/4000 level.

Suggested Course Sequence

Freshman Year

First Semester: ENGL 1301; MATH 1302 or 1315 or 1325; Natural Science, 4 hours; Fine Arts, 3 hours; HIST 1311-Total Credit 16 hours.

Second Semester: ENGL 1302; MATH 1316 or 1426; Natural Science, 4 hours; Social Science, 3 hours; HIST 1312-Total Credit 16 hours.

Sophomore Year

First Semester: Literature, 3 hours; POLS 2311; Social Science elective, 3 hours; ECON 2305; ACCT 2301-Total Credit 15 hours.

Second Semester: Liberal Arts elective, 3 hours; POLS 2312; INSY 2303; ECON 2306; ACCT 2302-Total Credit 15 hours.

Junior Year

First Semester: ECON 3310; ACCT elective, 3 hours; ECON elective, 3 hours; Minor, 3 hours; COMS 1301 or 2305-Total Credit 15 hours.

Second Semester: ECON 3312; STAT 3321; ACCT elective, 3 hours, or FINA 3313; Minor, 6 hours-Total Credit 15 hours.

Senior Year

First Semester: ECON 3318; ECON elective, 3 hours; ECON elective (4000 level), 3 hours; Minor, 6 hours-Total Credit 15 hours.

Second Semester: ECON electives, 6 hours; Outside elective, 3 hours; Minor, 3 hours; Other elective, 3 hours-Total Credit 15 hours.

Requirements for a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics

Students must have completed ECON 2305 and 2306 before enrolling in certain upper-level economics courses. Specified prerequisites are designated for certain courses. Waiver of either of the above will require consent of the instructor and approval of the Director of Undergraduate Studies of the College of Business Administration.

English

1301, 1302.

Literature

Three hours of English or modern and classical languages literature above the freshman level.

Liberal Arts Elective

Three hours above the freshman level of literature, or social and cultural studies designated as taught in the College of Liberal Arts, or fine arts, or philosophy, or technical writing.

Modern and Classical Languages

1441, 1442, 2313, and 2314.

Political Science

2311, 2312.

History

1311, 1312, 2301, 2302.

Mathematics

1302, 1315 or 1325, and 1316 or 1426.

Computer Literacy and Statistics

INSY 2303, STAT 3321.

Natural Science

Eight hours in single lab science (biology, chemistry, geology or physics).

Fine Arts

Three hours from architecture, art, dance, music, or theatre arts.

Oral Communication

COMS 1301 or 2305.

Outside electives

Three hours outside the College of Business Administration.

Other electives

Sufficient to give the total number of hours required for the degree.

Major

30 hours in economics, including ECON 2305, 2306, 3310, 3312, and 3318, plus 15 additional hours of 3000/4000 level economics, with a minimum of three hours of economics at the 4000 level. Total hours in economics may not exceed 30.

Minor

18 hours, at least six of which shall be 3000/4000 level.

Total

121 hours, at least 33 of which must be 3000/4000 level.

Suggested Course Sequence

Freshman Year

First Semester: ENGL 1301; Modern and Classical Languages 1441; MATH 1302 or 1315 or 1325; Natural Science, 4 hours; HIST 2301-Total Credit 17 hours.

Second Semester: ENGL 1302; Modern and Classical Languages 1442; MATH 1316 or 1426; Natural Science, 4 hours; HIST 2302-Total Credit 17 hours.

Sophomore Year

First Semester: Literature, 3 hours; Modern and Classical Languages 2313; HIST 1311; ECON 2305; Fine Arts, 3 hours-Total Credit 15 hours.

Second Semester: Liberal Arts elective, 3 hours; Modern and Classical Languages 2314; HIST 1312; ECON 2306; POLS 2311-Total Credit 15 hours.

Junior Year

First Semester: INSY 2303; ECON 3310; POLS 2312; Minor, 3 hours; Outside elective, 3 hours-Total Credit 15 hours.

Second Semester: ECON 3312; STAT 3321; Minor, 3 hours; COMS 1301 or 2305-Total Credit 12 hours.

Senior Year

First Semester: ECON 3318; ECON electives, 6 hours; Minor, 6 hours-Total Credit 15 hours.

Second Semester: ECON electives, 6 hours; ECON elective (4000 level), 3 hours; Minor, 6 hours-Total Credit 15 hours.

Economics Faculty

Chair

Professor D. Himarios

Professors

Amacher, Meiners

Associate Professors

Crowder, Ward

Assistant Professors

Choi, DeSimone, Koc, LaFountain, Papanyan, Smallwood, Yasar

Senior Lecturer

J. Himarios

Lecturers

Kelly, Liggett, Wehr

Professors Emeritus

Carney, Hayashi


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