Course Planning

Economics Major - Planning

The course planning advice here is limited to completing this major which is just one piece of the overall Hendrix College degree requirements.  For a full description of degree requirements see the Catalog.

Possible Degree Path – starting in the first year The following is a typical major plan for the 12 courses in the major.  This is not the only way forward.  Please consult with your advisor to create your unique path.

  Fall Semester Spring Semester
First Year

Calculus I (MATH 130)

Sophomore
  • Principles of Accounting I (BUSI 200)
  • Microeconomic Theory (ECON 200)
  • Principles of Statistics (BUSI 250)
  • Principles of Accounting II (BUSI 210)
  • Macroeconomic Theory (ECON 210)

If not already completed:

  • Calculus I (MATH 130)
Junior

Adv. Microeconomic Theory (ECON 300, spring)

1-2 Economics major electives at the 300 – level or above

Senior Econometrics and Forecasting (ECON 400)

Adv. Macroeconomic Theory (ECON 310)

Senior Capstone

If necessary, complete remaining 300-level Economics major electives

Possible Degree Path – starting in the second year. The following is a typical plan to complete this major. Please consult with your advisor to create your unique path.

  Fall Semester Spring Semester
First Year

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Sophomore
  • Principles of Accounting I (BUSI 200)
  • Microeconomic Theory (ECON 200)
  • Principles of Statistics (BUSI 250)
  • Principles of Accounting II (BUSI 210)
  • Macroeconomic Theory (ECON 210)

Calculus I (MATH 130)

Junior

Adv. Microeconomic Theory (ECON 300, spring)

1-2 Economics major electives at the 300 – level or above

Senior Econometrics and Forecasting (ECON 400)

Adv. Macroeconomic Theory (ECON 310)

Senior Capstone

If necessary, complete remaining 300-level Economics major electives

Planning Recommendations: An internship, in a related field, is highly recommended.

Capstone Comments: There are various ways to complete the Capstone requirement. See Catalog for options.