Sample High Density Degree Pathway for Economics

For students who entered fall 2014 to spring 2015. 

To read more about 3-year, High Density Degrees visit the HD Degree websiteHD

First Year

Fall Semester

Course# Course Name Cr.
ENGL.1010 (Gen. Ed.) College Writing I 3
ECON.2010 Economics I 3
MATH.1210 Pre-calculus OR a higher level Math 3
xxxx.xxxx (Gen. Ed.) SS (Social Science) 3
xxxx.xxxx (Gen. Ed.) AH (Arts/Humanities) 3
FAHS.1090 First Year Seminar1 1
Total 16

Spring Semester

Course# Course Name Cr.
ENGL.1020 (Gen. Ed.) College Writing II 3
ECON.2020 Economics II 3
MATH.1220 Management Calculus OR a higher level math 3
xxxx.xxxx (Gen. Ed.) AH (Arts/Humanities) 3
xxxx.xxxx (Gen. Ed.) Science w/Lab 4
Total 16

Summer Semester

Course# Course Name Cr.
ECON.3030 Microeconomic Theory 3
xxxx.xxxx (Gen. Ed.) SS (Social Science) 3
xxxx.xxxx (Gen. Ed.) Science (non-lab) 3
Total 9

Second Year

Fall Semester

Course# Course Name Cr.
ECON.3/4xxx Economics Elective 3
xxxx.xxxx Free Elective 3
xxxx.xxxx Free Elective 3
ECON.3040 Macroeconomic Theory 3
xxxx.xxxx (Gen. Ed.) SS (Social Science) 3
Total 15

Spring Semester

Course# Course Name Cr.
ECON.2110 Statistics I 3
xxxx.xxxx (Gen. Ed.) AH (Art/Humanities) 3
xxxx.xxxx (Gen. Ed.) Science w/Lab 4
ECON.3/4xxx Economics Elective 3
xxxx.xxxx Free Elective 3
Total 16

Summer Semester

Course# Course Name Cr.
xxxx.xxxx Free Elective 3
xxxx.xxxx Free Elective 3
xxxx.xxxx Free Elective 3
Total 9

Third Year

Fall Semester

Course# Course Name Cr.
ECON.3/4xxx Economics Elective 3
ECON.2120 Statistics II 3
ECON.3/4xxx Economics Elective 3
xxxx.xxxx Free Elective 3
xxxx.xxxx Free Elective 3
Total 15

Spring Semester

Course# Course Name Cr.
xxxx.xxxx Economics or Free Elective 3
ECON.3/4xxx Economics Elective 3
ECON.3/4xxx Economics Elective 3
xxxx.xxxx Free Elective 3
xxxx.xxxx Free Elective 3
Total 15

Summer Semester

Course# Course Name Cr.
xxxx.xxxx Economics or Free Elective 3
xxxx.xxxx Economics or Free Elective 3
xxxx.xxxx Free Elective 3
Total 9

Total Minimum Credits = 120

This track is designed to provide the student with a strong and flexible background in economic theory and some of the important applications of that theory.

Current UMass Lowell students should be using their Advisement Report in SIS. If you need assistance, please contact your advisor.

Refer to the General Education website for General Education requirements. Courses in the General Education categories of Diversity and Ethics should be selected in conjunction with a faculty advisor from department offerings or other electives.

1Required for entering Freshmen.

Economics BA Requirements

  • Management PreCalculus (MATH.1210) or higher level math course
  • Management Calculus (MATH.1220) or higher level math course
  • Economics I (ECON.2010)
  • Economics II (ECON.2020)
  • Statistics I (ECON.2110)
  • Statistics II (ECON.2120)
  • Microtheory (ECON.3030)
  • Macrotheory (ECON.3040)
  • Six upper division Economics Electives (ECON.3xxx or ECON.4xxx)

Note: up to 3 more upper division Economics electives may be taken in place of free electives.

Restriction on off-campus study:

Be advised that any course taken at another institution must be formally approved prior to enrollment. See the catalog policy for details.

Last Updated: 10/13/2017