2021-2022 Academic Catalog 
    
    Dec 07, 2021  
2021-2022 Academic Catalog

Economics (GPS)


This plan outlines a four-year path to graduation. You are expected to satisfy all “success marker” courses, grades, and GPAs as specified. For part-time students and students needing to complete background material, this schedule represents the order in which courses should be taken. This suggested plan to four-year graduation does not replace regular advising appointments. Some course offerings may change.

Term One


Total: 16 Credit Hours


SUCCESS MARKERS: Maintain GPA of 2.0 or better; complete ENG 1100  and MTH 1280  with C or better

Term Two


  • CORE - Wright State Core Course Credit Hour(s): 3
  • Credit Hour(s): 4
  • Beginning Language Course (1020 level) Credit Hour(s): 3*
  • Sci Course - Wright State Science Course Credit Hour(s): 4
  • CORE - Wright State Core Course Credit Hour(s): 3

Total: 16 Credit Hours


SUCCESS MARKERS: Maintain GPA of 2.0 or better

Term Three


Total: 15/16 Credit Hours


SUCCESS MARKERS: Maintain GPA of 2.0 or better; complete EC 2040  or EC 2050  with a C or better; complete MTH 2280 ; complete one language course

Term Four


Total: 14/15 Credit Hours


SUCCESS MARKERS: Maintain GPA of 2.0 or better; complete ENG 2100 , EC 2040  & EC 2050  with a C or better; complete STT 2640  (or MS 2040  & MS 2050 )

Term Five


Total: 15 Credit Hours


SUCCESS MARKERS: Maintain GPA of 2.0 or better; complete EC 3150  or EC 3170  

Term Six


Total: 15 Credit Hours


SUCCESS MARKERS: Maintain GPA of 2.0 or better; Complete EC 3190 ; complete 20 upper-level credits

Term Seven


  • EC Elective - Economics 3000-Level Elective Credit Hour(s): 3
  • EC Elective - Economics 3000-Level Elective Credit Hour(s): 3
  • EC Elective - Economics 3000-Level Elective Credit Hour(s): 3
  • GE - General Elective Credit Hour(s): 3
  • GE - General Elective Credit Hour(s): 4

Total: 16 Credit Hours


SUCCESS MARKERS: Maintain GPA of 2.0 or better; complete EC 3150  and EC 3170  

Term Eight


  • EC Elective - Economics 3000-Level Elective Credit Hour(s): 3
  • EC Elective - Economics 3000-Level Elective Credit Hour(s): 3
  • UL Elective - Upper-Level Elective Credit Hour(s): 3
  • GE - General Elective Credit Hour(s): 3
  • GE - General Elective Credit Hour(s): 4

Total: 16 Credit Hours


SUCCESS MARKERS: Maintain GPA of 2.0 or better

Note(s):


*Languages include Arabic (ARA), American Sign Language (ASL), Chinese (CHI), French (FR), German (GER), Greek (GR), Latin (LAT), and Spanish (SPN).

**Students must choose two upper-level Social Sciences from one area: Anthropology (ATH), Geography (GEO), History (HST), Political Science (PLS), Psychology (PSY), sociology (SOC), or Urban Affairs (URS).

 

Program Description


The Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics is designed for those who want to major in Economics while also studying other social sciences, foreign laguages, mathematics, humanities, and other disciplines. Graduates of the BA in Economics are well prepared for careers in government, education, and the nonprofit sector, as well as for further study at Master’s and Doctoral level in Economics, Political Science, Law, and other fields.

Career Opportunities


For career information, please visit Wright State University Career Services:

http://www.wright.edu/careerservices

Campus Contact Information


Department of Economics
290 Rike Hall
(937)775-3070
http://www.wright.edu/business/acad/econ/

Additional Comments


Academic success resources (math, writing, tutoring): http://www.wright.edu/uc/success/

Admissions: http://www.wright.edu/admissions/

Financial Aid: http://www.wright.edu/financialaid/

Transitional Advising WebPage (TAP): http://www.wright.edu/semesters-advising