Utica College’s economics program integrates theoretical and practical economics with broad liberal arts training, providing students with the value-added skills to succeed in a range of professional environments. Part of UC’s Business and Economics department, the economics major offers hands-on learning across a variety of disciplines within the department, with excellent facilities – including a full-featured trading room – and opportunities for internships.

What You’ll Learn
Economics is the study of the production, development, distribution, and management of wealth and of the dynamics of economic interactions between individuals and groups. Economics majors at UC study advanced economic theory, completing their work with a semester-long senior project research paper, focusing on a contemporary social or economic issue.

Academic Requirements
Core: 34-55 Credit Hours

Major Course Requirements (34 – 40 Credit Hours)
(Some of the following may be used to satisfy core requirements.)

ECN 131 – Principles of Microeconomics (3)
ECN 141 – Principles of Macroeconomics (3)
ECN 241 – Statistics (3)
ECN 332 – Managerial Economics (3)
ECN 341 – Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory (3)
ECN 343 – Money and Banking (3)
ECN 474 – Economics Research Proposal (1)

Major-Related Course Requirements (18-21 Credit Hours)
ACC 201 – Financial Accounting (3)
ACC 202 – Managerial Accounting (3)
Electives from Social Sciences (9)
MAT 143 – Mathematical Analysis for Business & Economics I (3)
MAT 201 – Calculus I (3)

The student must complete sufficient elective courses to earn at least the minimum credit hours required for this degree, and at least 90 credit hours of the 120 required must be in the liberal arts and sciences.

Program Credits
Core: 34-55 Credits
Major Course Requirements: 34-40 Credits
Major Course Related Requirements: 18-21 Credits
College Electives: 4-34 Credits

Total Credit Hours Required For Degree 120 Credits