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Major Requirements

Major Requirements

Invitation

Economics majors will be invited each term to participate in the Honors Track if they meet the following criteria:

  • Have declared Economics as their major (or second major).
  • Have completed ECO 305 and ECO 306 with a minimum grade of B- in each course.
  • Have a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.300 in all economics courses taken at DePaul.

Course Requirements

Course Title Quarter Hours
ECO 105PRINCIPLES OF MICROECONOMICS4
ECO 106PRINCIPLES OF MACROECONOMICS4
ECO 305INTERMEDIATE MICROECONOMICS (Minimum grade of B-)4
ECO 306INTERMEDIATE MACROECONOMICS (Minimum grade of B-)4
ECO 375INTRODUCTION TO ECONOMETRICS (Minimum grade of B-)4
Select one advanced economics elective. Students must earn a minimum grade of B-. Current courses meeting this requirement are: 14
ECO 313
MARKET STRUCTURE AND REGULATION OF BUSINESS
ECO 314
ECONOMICS OF THE PUBLIC SECTOR
ECO 340
DEVELOPMENT OF ECONOMIC THOUGHT
ECO 341
BEHAVIORAL ECONOMICS
ECO 359
DEVELOPMENT ECONOMICS
ECO 376
TIME SERIES ANALYSIS
ECO 379
GAME THEORY
Any other ECO course that carries a prerequisite of ECO 305, ECO 306 or ECO 375
Select six additional 300-level or higher Economics courses24
MAT 135BUSINESS CALCULUS I (taken as a Scientific Inquiry domain course)4
MAT 136BUSINESS CALCULUS II4
MAT 137BUSINESS STATISTICS (or an equivalent statistics course approved by an Economics advisor)4

MAT 150  and MAT 151 may be substituted for MAT 135 & MAT 136.

Degree Requirements

  • Honors Track students must maintain a minimum GPA of 3.300 (B+ average) in all economics courses taken at DePaul.  
  • Honors Track students must submit a paper written for any economics class that meets the following criteria:
    1. the student earned a B+ or better on the paper;
    2. the paper contained a literature review based on at least 5 sources; and
    3. the paper was at least 10 pages OR used econometrics.
    4. the paper was sole-authored
      This requirement must be satisfied using a paper from a course taken at DePaul. Students should contact the Director of the Undergraduate Economics Program for submission guidelines. 

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