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Undergraduate Program Requirements

  • All courses must be taken for a minimum letter grade of C-
  • A minimum GPA of 2.0 is required for graduation
  • Minimum credit hours: 48 (36 economics, 12 allied)
    • At least 18 economics credits must be completed at the University of Utah

Economics Core

Must complete the six core courses listed below

  • ECON 2010 Principles of Microeconomics (BF)
  • ECON 2020 Principles of Macroeconomics (BF)

Pre-requisite: MATH 1090 preferred or MATH 1050

  • ECON 3620 Mathematics for Economists
  • ECON 3640 Probability and Statistical Inference for Economists (QB)
  • ECON 4010 Intermediate Microeconomic Analysis (QI)
      • Pre-requisite: ECON 3620
  • ECON 4020 Intermediate Macroeconomic Analysis (QI)

Theory Application

View the general catalog for complete course listing and descriptions. Consult with your academic advisor to determine which courses in which to enroll. 

Select 4 upper division (3000 level or higher) economics electives.

Select 2 areas of the 3 below and complete one class for those two sections.


Pre-requisites: ECON 3620 and 3640

ECON 4650 Principles of Econometrics (QI)


ECON 5050 Keynes on Paradox, Common Sense, Rationality and Passion

ECON 5060 History of Economic Doctrines

ECON 5080 Marxian Economics


ECON 5400 Middle East Economic History

ECON 5410 Survey of European Economic History

ECON 5420 China and the Global Economy

ECON 5430 Asian Economic History and Development

ECON 5460 Latin American Economic History and Development

ECON 5470 Industrialization and Economic Development: The American Case (CW)

Select 4 courses (minimum of 12 credits) within pre-approved colleges and programs.

Last Updated: 4/19/19