Feb 21, 2024
To be accepted into the Economics major with the Liberal Arts Concentration and to progress into the upper division of the College, a student must meet the Progression Requirements as previously stated in the PRE-ECONOMICS - LIBERAL ARTS section. This major requires a minimum of 120 semester hours. Students must complete the General Education Requirements of the University and the Progression, Core, and Major Requirements of the College of Business.
Additional Admission Requirements
To be accepted into this major and to progress into the upper-division of the College, a student must meet the Progression Requirements in the PRE-ACCOUNTING, PRE-BUSINESS, and PRE-ECONOMICS section. This major requires a minimum of 120 credit hours. Students must complete the General Education Requirements of the University and the Progression, Core, and Major Requirements of the Belk College of Business.
The following courses are required. Students may attempt each of the courses two times.
Major Courses (15 credit hours)
Restricted Elective Courses (12 credit hours)
Select four ECON Electives from the 3000- or 4000-level, excluding the courses listed above.
Liberal Arts Minor Courses (15-21 credit hours)
Completion of a minor offered outside the Belk College of Business from one of the following disciplines: Actuarial Mathematics, Africana Studies, American Studies, Anthropology, Criminal Justice, Earth Science, Geography, Gerontology, Health Sciences, History, International Studies, Mathematics, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Social Work, Sociology, Urban Studies, or Women’s and Gender Studies. Students may choose a minor not listed above with the approval of their Academic Advisor. Credit hours vary dependent on the minor requirements.
Unrestricted Elective Courses
Degree Total = 120 Credit Hours
To obtain this degree, students must meet the University requirements of a GPA of at least 2.0 overall and in the courses for the major. Students must earn a minimum grade of C in all required Progression, Core, and Major Courses. When students repeat a course, both the old and new grades are included in the major and overall GPA. Courses repeated under the Grade Replacement Policy are excluded from the major and overall GPA computation. However, this repeated course does count as an attempt. Students must also meet the Belk College of Business residency requirements listed under the “Degree Requirements” heading on the main College of Business page.
For details about the Business Honors Program, visit the program page.
For a suggested curriculum progression toward completing the major, please see the Academic Plan of Study available online at academics.uncc.edu.