Economics
Arkansas State University-Jonesboro
Degree:  Bachelor of Arts
Major:  Economics
 2006-2007
Students requiring developmental course work based on low entrance exam scores (ACT, SAT, ASSET, COMPASS) may not be able to complete this program of study in eight (8) semesters.  Developmental courses do not count toward total degree hours.  Students having completed college level courses prior to enrollment will be assisted by their advisor in making appropriate substitutions.   In most cases, general education courses may be interchanged between semesters.    A minimum of 45 hours of upper division credit (3000-4000 level) is required for this degree.  Mandatory state and institutional assessment exams will be required during your degree program.  Failure to participate in required assessments may delay graduation.
Year 1   Year 1
Fall Semester   Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed   Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
ENG 1003 Composition I 3 X   ENG 1013 Composition II 3 X
MATH 1023 College Algebra 3 X   Elective Elective 3 X
CIT 1503 Microcomputer Applications 3     THEA 2503 Fine Arts Theatre 3 X
SOC 2213 Intro to Sociology 3 X   PHSC 1203 Physical Science 3 X
BUSN 1913 Making Connections in Business (FYE) 3 X   PHSC 1201 Physical Science Lab 1 X
PE 1002 Concepts of Fitness 2     PHIL 1103 Intro to Philosophy 3 X
Total Hours   17     Total Hours   16  
Year 2   Year 2
Fall Semester   Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed   Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
Foreign Lang Elective 3     Foreign Lang Elective 3  
ECON 2323 Prin of Microeconomics 3     ECON 2313 Prin of Macroeconomics 3 X
POSC 2103  Intro to US Government 3 X   CIT 3013 MIS 3 X
BIOL 1003 Biological Science 3 X   SCOM 1203 Oral Communications 3  
BIOL 1001 Biological Science 1 X   Elective   3  
GEOG 2613 Intro to Geography 3 X       15  
Total Hours   16     Total Hours      
Year 3   Year 3
Fall Semester   Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed   Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
POSC 3000/4000 JR/SR POSC Elective 3     Foreign Lang Elective 3  
Elective Elective 3     ECON 3000/4000 Elective 3  
ECON 3313 Micro Analysis 3     POSC 3000/4000 Elective 3  
ECON 3323 Money & Bank 3     ECON 3353 Macro Analysis 3  
Elective Elective 3     Elective Elective 3  
Total Hours   15     Total Hours   15  
                 
Year 4   Year 4
Fall Semester   Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed   Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
ECON 4313 Hist of Econ Theory 3     ECON 3000/4000 Elective 3  
ECON 3000/4000 Elective 3     SOC 3000/4000 Elective 3  
POSC 3000/4000 Elective 3     ELECTIVE 3000/4000 JR/SR Elective 3  
JR/SR Elective Elective 3     JR/SR Elective  Elective 3  
Elective Elective 3     ELECTIVE Elective 3  
Total Hours   15     Total Hours   15  
 
Total Jr/Sr Hours 45     Total Degree Hours 124  
 
Graduation Requirements:
Completion of HIST 2763 or HIST 2773 or POSC 2103   
English Proficiency (Grade of C or better in ENG 1003 and ENG 1013)      
2.00 GPA in Major          
2.00 GPA at ASU          
2.00 GPA Overall          
Maximum of 31 credit hours via correspondence, extension, examination, PLA, Military or similar means; CLEP (30 hrs max) 
45 JR/SR Hours after completing 30 hours  
124 Total Credit Hours          
18 of last 24 hours must be ASU-Jonesboro courses    
Minimum of 57 hours from 4-year institutions          
32 Resident Hours if completing second degree and first degree was not from ASU-J    

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