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2020-2021 Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Economics, B.S.

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Bachelor of Science
Curriculum 0709 Requirements

Economics and Finance Department  

Suggested Semester Plan: Program Pathway  

General Education Requirements 33-34 Credits

Up to 14 credits of prerequisite coursework may be required to satisfy GE and will count as elective credit.

Cognate Requirements 3-11 Credits

Mathematics Prerequisite/Placement (0-6 cr.)

Electives 33-42 Credits

Certain major/cognate courses may also satisfy GE requirements thus increase elective credits accordingly.

Total Credits minimum 120

Additional Degree Requirements

  1. Minimum overall 2.0 GPA in all economics and finance (ECO, FIN) courses.
  2. A minimum of 21 major (ECO) credit hours completed at Plattsburgh.
  3. A minimum overall GPA of 2.0 in all required major courses (Major Departmental Requirements 42 Credits).
  4. Completion of all college-wide degree requirements (Undergraduate Degree Requirements , General Education Program ).


Students wishing to enter the School of Business and Economics must have a 2.3 cumulative GPA to be considered.

A minimum of 60 credit hours of liberal arts must be taken outside the fields of accounting and business for the Bachelor of Science degree. A minimum of 90 liberal arts credits must be completed for the Bachelor of Arts degree. Most economics courses are liberal arts courses.

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