2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog


International Economics, BA

Requirements

The BA with a major in international economics requires 30 semester hours in economics, 24 of which must be at the 30000 level or above, plus a minimum of 18 semester hours in associated requirements. A grade of "C-" or better must be attained in any course that is to count as one of the 30 hours in economics or as one of the associated requirements. Specific requirements are as follows:

Foundations (12 hours)

ECON Any 10000-level economics course

ECON 30223Intermediate Microeconomics

3

ECON 30233Intermediate Macroeconomics

3

ECON 30243Contending Perspectives in Economics

3

International Economics (12 hours)

Core (6 hours)

ECON 40213International Trade and Payments

3

ECON 40223International Monetary Economics

3

Electives (6 hours)

ECON 30213Development Theory

3

ECON 30433Development Studies

3

ECON 30443Asian Economics

3

ECON 30453Economics of the European Union

3

ECON 30463Latin American Economics

3

ECON 30493International Economic Studies

3

ECON 30513Perspectives in International Economics

3

Additional Electives in Economics (6 hours)

Associated Requirements

Quantitative Skills (6 to 7 hours):

Note that MATH 10283 and MATH 10524 will not serve as the prerequisite for any upper-level math courses

MATH 10283Applied Calculus

3

OR

MATH 10524Calculus I

4

 

INSC 20153Statistical Analysis

3

OR

MATH 10043Elementary Statistics

3

International and Comparative Politics

6 hours from

POSC 20303International Politics

3

POSC 33XX3Any course in International Politics

POSC 35XX3Any course in Comparative Politics

Language, History and Culture (6 hours)

Internationally related courses from ANTH, GEOG, HIST, JOUR, RELI, FINA, MANA or MARK, or upper-division foreign language, selected with department approval (current list of approved classes available; offerings by other departments may be substituted with permission). Participation in TCU's Study Abroad Program may waive three hours of this requirement (with prior approval from the Department of Economics).

A minor is required. Any minor approved by AddRan College is acceptable. A minor in mathematics is recommended for those planning to enter graduate school in economics. With the approval of the chair of the Department of Economics and the associate dean of undergraduate studies of the Neeley School of Business, economics majors may minor in finance or accounting. For the finance minor, ECON 40153 may substitute for FINA 30203, but cannot be used to satisfy both the major and minor requirements.