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Economics (BS) | Gatton College of Business & Economics

Gatton College of Business and Economics · University of Kentucky · Lexington, KY 40506-0034 · Contact: Eric Orr - eric.orr@uky.edu

Build the expertise to forecast economic conditions, estimate trends, and use economic theory to help understand how consumers, firms, and governments behave. You'll develop a unique mix of analytical and applied business skills, preparing you for upper level management, research and public service careers. 

Freshman Year

Fall Semester

Foreign Language 201 - 3

UK Core - Comp. & Comm. I - 3

UK Core - Community, Culture and Citizen - 3

Economics Calculus Options - 4

Natural Science/Math Course (100+ level) - 3

Total Hours: 17

Spring Semester

MA 162 - FINITE MATHEMATICS AND ITS APPLICATIONS - 3

ECO 201 - PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS I - 3

Foreign Language 202 - 3

UK Core - Comp. & Comm. II - 3

UK Core - Humanities - 3

Natural Science/Math Course (100+ level) - 3

Total Hours: 18

Total Freshman Hours: 35


Sophomore Year

Fall Semester

ECO 202 - PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS II - 3

A&S Humanities (100+ level) - 3

A&S Natural Sciences Course (100+ level) - 3

A&S Lab or Field Work - 1

Natural Science/Math Course (100+ level) - 3

Natural Science/Math Course (100+ level) - 3

Total Hours: 16

Spring Semester

STA 296 - STATISTICAL METHODS AND MOTIVATIONS - 3

UK Core - Social Sciences - 3

UK Core - Arts and Creativity - 3

Natural Science/Math Course (100+ level) - 3

Natural Science/Math Course (100+ level) - 3

Natural Science/Math Course (100+ level) - 3

Total Hours: 18

Total Sophomore Hours: 34


Junior Year

Fall Semester

ECO 391 - ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS STATISTICS. - 3

ECO 401 - INTERMEDIATE MICROECONOMIC THEORY - 3

Course Outside Economics (200+ level) - 3

Course Outside Economics (300+ level) - 3

UK Core - Natural, Physical and Math - 3

Total Hours: 15

Spring Semester

ECO 402 - INTERMEDIATE MACROECONOMIC THEORY - 3

Economics Course (300+ level) - 0

Course Outside Economics (300+ level) - 3

Course Outside Economics (300+ level) - 3

UK Core - Global Dynamics - 3

Total Hours: 15

Total Junior Hours: 30


Senior Year

Fall Semester

Economics Course (300+ level) - 0

Economics Course (300+ level) - 0

Course Outside Economics (300+ level) - 3

Course Outside Economics (300+ level) - 3

A&S Approved Elective (100+ level) - 3

Total Hours: 15

Spring Semester

ECO 499 - SEMINAR IN ECONOMICS (SUBTITLE REQUIRED) - 3

Economics Course (300+ level) - 0

Natural Science/Math Course (100+ level) - 3

Natural Science/Math Course (100+ level) - 3

Natural Science/Math Course (100+ level) - 3

A&S Approved Elective (100+ level) - 3

Total Hours: 18

Total Senior Hours: 33


Total Minimum hours Required for Degree: 120 hours

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