Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
2007 Catalog
Bloomsburg University Academic Programs
Academic Catalog

Economics (BA)

The following course sequence sheet is for illustrative purposes only and should not be construed as formal academic advisement. Course selections and sequence may vary depending on course availability and counsel from your academic adviser. You should consult an academic adviser before developing an actual academic plan.

More information: download a curriculum worksheet to assist in your planning; see degree requirements.

Cr.First SemesterCr.Second Semester
340.121 Principles of Economics I340.122 Principles of Economics II
320.101 Composition I356-110 Intro. to Computer Science (Group C)
 or 56-110 Intro. to Computer Science (Group C) or 20.101 Composition I
3General Education Group A (Humanities)3General Education Group A (Humanities)
3General Education Group B (Social Sciences)3General Education Group B (Social Sciences)
3General Ed. Group C (Natural Science/Math)340.156 Business and Economics Statistics
109.100 Optional University Seminar or 53.123 Essentials Calc. or 53.125 Calculus I
16Total Semester Credits15Total Semester Credits
Cr.Third SemesterCr.Fourth Semester
32nd-level Writing Course3General Education Communications
 or General Education Communications or 2nd-level Writing Course
340.221 Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory340.222 Interm. Micro-Theory & Managerial Econ.
340.256 Business & Economics Statistics I3Free Elective
3General Education Group A (Humanities)3General Education Group A (Humanities)
3General Ed. Group C (Natural Science/Math)3General Ed. Group C (Natural Science/Math
1General Education Fitness/Recreation Skills  
16Total Semester Credits15Total Semester Credits
Cr.Fifth SemesterCr.Sixth Semester
340.356 Business & Economics Statistics II3General Ed. Values, Ethics, Decision-Making
 Or General Ed. Values, Ethics, Decision-Making or 40.456 Introduction to Econometrics (if 40.356 not taken)
340.333 International Economics (Elective)340.326 Public Finance (Elective)
3Free Elective3Free Elective
3Free Elective3Free Elective
3Free Elective3Free Elective
  1General Education Fitness/Recreation Skills
15Total Semester Credits16Total Semester Credits
Cr.Seventh SemesterCr.Eighth Semester
340.327 Money & Banking (Elective)340.470 Senior Seminar (Elective)
340.334 Economic Development (Elective)340.460 Political Economy (Elective)
3Free Elective3Free Elective
3Free Elective3Free Elective
3Free Elective  
15Total Semester Credits12Total Semester Credits


56.110 is not required for major. However, department recommends students take 56.110 to satisfy one Group C.

The sequence of General Education courses is an example only; they may be taken in any order.

If 53.123 or 53.125 taken for major math requirement, either course will also satisfy one Group C.

Economics elective courses shown as an example only;

Consult advisor for current schedule of department electives.

Two of the courses selected for the Major, General Education OR Free Elective must also qualify as

Diversity courses. See list of Diversity Courses and consult advisor.