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2022-2023 Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Economics, B.S.

Bachelor of Science
Curriculum 0709 Requirements

Economics and Finance Department  

Suggested Semester Plan: Program Pathway   

General Education Requirements

Students must meet requirements for general education; see The Cardinal Core Curriculum  for details. Certain courses that fulfill major or cognate requirements may also apply to general education.

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 Undergraduate Degree Requirements .


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.