Curriculum

The B.A. in Modern Languages & International Economics requires students to select a modern language (French, German, or Spanish) and complete 50 total credit hours, as follows:

21 hours in the Modern Language Component, including:

  • Advanced Language Study: Students complete 21 hours at the 300 and 400 levels in the selected language:
    • Spanish: SPAN 300 or 301; SPAN 302; SPAN 303; SPAN 306; 9 hours of electives from SPAN 304-490.
    • French: 21 hours of electives at the 300 and 400 levels.
    • German: 21 hours of electives at the 300 and 400 levels.

27 hours in the Economics Component, including:

  • Principles of Microeconomics and Macroeconomics (ECON 200 and ECON 201), Intermediate Microeconomics and Macroeconomics (ECON 305 and ECON 306), International Trade & Business Environment (ECON 300), International Economics (ECON 450), Statistics for Business II (STAT 211), plus
  • 6 hours of electives from History of Economic Thought; Natural Resource Economics; Economics of Developing Countries; U.S. Economic History; Public Economics; Labor Economics; Markets, Strategy, and Rivalry; and Empirical Analysis in Economics.  These are Economics courses numbered 310-499.

2 hours in Language/International Economics Capstone Courses, jointly directed by faculty members in Modern Languages and Economics:

  • 1-hour Directed Study
  • 1-hour Senior Thesis