May 19, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

International Economics and Modern Languages, B.A.

Return to: 2110 Department of Economics  

Complete descriptions of requirements for Areas A through E of the Undergraduate Core Curriculum can be found in the “1400 University Degree Requirements and Graduation  ” chapter of this catalog. The number of semester hours credit required for each section is shown in parentheses.

Degree Requirements

Areas A-E of the Core Curriculum (42 Credit Hours)

See 1410 Core Curriculum Requirements  in the Undergraduate Catalog.

  • Area A: Essential Skills (9 Credit Hours)
  • Area B: Institutional Foundations (4 Credit Hours)
  • Area C: Humanities and Fine Arts (6 Credit Hours)
  • Area D: Natural and Computational Sciences (11 Credit Hours)
  • Area E: Social Science (12 Credit Hours)

Area F: Courses Appropriate to the Major (18 Credit Hours)

Note: Students who have not already attained elementary-level proficiency in their chosen language will be required to take prerequisite courses: CHIN, FREN, GRMN, or SPAN 1001 and/or SPAN 1002. In that case, the 1002 language course may be used to satisfy 3 semester hours of core requirements in Area C, Humanities and Fine Arts.

Students who have already attained intermediate-level competency in the primary language may substitute 1000/2000 level courses in another language for CHIN, FREN, GRMN, or SPAN 1001/SPAN 2002 (or SPAN 2203 or SPAN 2501) upon approval of the Department of World Languages and Cultures advisor.

Required Courses (9 Credit Hours)

Elective (3 Credit Hours)

  • One 1000/2000 level course chosen from Areas A-E. Students with a language concentration in Spanish must choose SPAN 2203 or SPAN 2501 as the Area F elective.

Modern Language Requirements (6 Credit Hours)

Select one of the following four language options:

Area G: Economics Common Core Curriculum (24 Credit Hours)

A minimum Area GPA of 2.0 is required for completion of Area G. Grades of C- may be used in Area G to satisfy graduation requirements if the Area GPA is 2.0 or higher. However, some courses have prerequisites that require a grade of C or higher.

Area H: Modern Languages Common Core (24 Hours)

A minimum grade of C is recommended for all courses in this area. A grade of C- may be used in Area H to satisfy graduation requirements. However, some courses have prerequisites that require a grade of C or higher.

Choose one from the following list of courses (3 Credit Hours)

Choose two of the following list of courses (6 Credit Hours)


Area I: Electives (12 Credit Hours)

  • These 12 semester hours can be at any level. Elective courses to complement the major are selected in consultation with the faculty mentor or undergraduate advisor in the University Advisement Center or Office of Academic Assistance.

Total Semester Hours for Degree: 120 Credit Hours