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Catalog 2004-2005
Economics (BA)
Requirements of the Major
School of Social Science and Human Services
Course Descriptions Convener: Teresa Hutchins

B/MECO 113 Introduction to Macrooeconomics 3 crs.
BECO 114 Microeconomics 3 crs.
MECO 246 Intermediate Macroeconomics 3 crs.
BECO 247 Intermediate Microeconomics 3 crs.
Six Economics Electives 18 crs.

  Minimum 30 crs.

Economics electives may be chosen from any course with the designation BECO OR MECO (excluding BECO 388 and MECO 388 CO-OP in Economics).
Some examples are:
BECO/AHST 253 American Economic History
MECO 254 Fundamentals of Political Economics
BECO 302 Money and Economic Activity
MECO 304 Political Economy of Global Capitalism
BECO 305 Industrial Organization
BECO 310 Econometrics
MECO 322 Labor Economics
BECO 323 Comparative Economic Systems
BECO 325 International Economics
MECO 360 Economic Development
MECO 401 Internship in Economics

One of the electives may be outside of Economics (e.g. advanced work in Finance or Mathematics) with the approval of the convenor.

Students interested in graduate work in Economics are strongly urged to take SMTH 111 Calculus I.
SSHS School Core Requirements

MMET 101 Social Issues 4 crs.
MMET 235 History of Social Thought 3 crs.
Consciousness and Society (from perscribed list) 3 crs.
Research Methods Course* 4 crs.
Social Science Elective (200-300 level)-not in one's major 3 crs.
History Elective (200-300 level) 3 crs.
Independent Study or Fieldwork 3 crs.

  Core: 23 crs.

*MSOC 307 OR 308 recommended for Economics majors

NOTE: All Ramapo students must complete a school core. Economics majors must complete either the school core requirements for the School of Administration and Business or the School of Social Science and Human Services.

Related Information:
Economics Home Page
Requirements of the Minor
Economics as offered by the School of Administration and Business
General Education Requirements
Graduation Requirements
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