Economics

Economics students receive a sound foundation in both macroeconomic and microeconomic theory. They also learn about the evolution of the discipline and the important controversies that have influenced the character and style of economic thinking. Critical thinking skills acquired from studying economics are highly valued in business, government, and organizations.

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Economics students receive a sound foundation in both macroeconomic and microeconomic theory. They also learn about the evolution of the discipline and the important controversies that have influenced the character and style of economic thinking. Critical thinking skills acquired from studying economics are highly valued in business, government, and organizations.

curriculum

The Economics major/minor is limited in access. Admission to the Rollins College Hamilton Holt School does not guarantee admission into the Economics major. Interested students may apply for admission to the major or minor upon completion of the following courses taken either at Rollins or as transfer equivalents from a previous institution:

ECO 108 Quantitative Methods for Economics

ECO 212 Principles of Economics I (Micro)

ECO 213 Principles of Economics II (Macro)

INT 221 Statistics for the Social Sciences

Major/minor admission requirements:

Submission of the application to the Economics major/minor (deadline for fall admission is August 15; deadline for spring admission is December 15).

A minimum GPA of 3.0 in the required four courses is generally expected for admission.

A minimum GPA of 2.5 for all coursework is the general expectation.

Requirements for the Major (12)

Remaining Core Courses

ECO 303 Intermediate Microeconomics

ECO 304 Intermediate Macroeconomics

Electives

Six additional courses in economics, four of which must be taken at the 300/400 level. (All 300 level courses have ECO 108, 212, and 213 as prerequisites.)

Requirements for the Minor (6)

Admission to the Economics minor.

Two electives in economics at the 200, 300, or 400 level.

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