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Sample Program









Sample Program for Economics Majors


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Freshman Year
First Semester Second Semester
HS 1000 The West from the Enlightenment RS 1000 Faith and Critical Reason
PH 1000 Philosophy of Human Nature EN 1000 Close Reading and Critical Writing
EN 1100 English Composition/Rhetoric Foreign Language 2
Foreign Language 1 AH/MU 1100 Introduction to Art/Music
Mathematics/Computer Science
(for those with a solid math background, we recommend calculus)    
EC 1100 Basic Macroeconomics
or
EC 1200 Basic Microeconomics*+



Sophomore Year
First Semester Second Semester
HS 1100-1700 (History 2)   EN 1200 A second literature course
RS 2000-2999 (Theology 2) PH 1100 Philosophy of Human Knowledge
Life Science Physical Science
EC 1200 Basic Microeconomics
or
EC 1100 Basic Macroeconomics*+
EC 2142 Statistical Decision Making
or
EC 2140 Statistics 1
EC 2140 Statistics 1
or
EC 3154 Mathematics for Economists*
Free Elective:
An economics course that
satisfies the Global or American Pluralism requirement**



Junior Year

First Semester Second Semester
EC 3118 Microeconomic Theory
or
EC 3116 Macroeconomic Analysis*
EC 3116 Macroeconomic Analysis
or
EC 3118 Microeconomic Theory*
Economics Elective* Economics Elective*
Free Elective Free Elective
Free Elective Free Elective
Free Elective:
An economics course that satisfies the Global or American Pluralism requirement**
 



Senior Year

First Semester Second Semester
Free Elective Senior Values Seminar***
Free Elective Free Elective
Economics Elective* Free Elective
Economics Elective* Economics Elective*

* Departmental requirement.
+ Fulfills Social Science Core Requirement.
** If the student satisfies the G (global) and AP (American Pluralism) requirement with economics electives these courses are double counted towards both the major and the distributive requirements of Fordham College.
*** The Senior Values Seminar requirement may be satisfied by taking ECRV 4110: Ethics and Economics. This course also counts towards the major.

  
Questions?
Contact:
Prof. Mary Burke
Associate Chair
Dealy 508
mburke@fordham.edu

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