Sample Four Semester Pre-Economics Plan

This is only a sample plan and requirements are subject to change and may vary based on catalog year, placement tests, AP/CLEP credit, transfer work, summer school, etc.

The official degree requirements are found in the University General Catalog  and all University of Arizona students should refer to their Academic Advisement Report through UAccess for their specific requirements for graduation.

Freshman Year

First Semester
Course  
Units
ENGL 101* First Year Composition 
MIS 111* Computers and Internetworked Society
MIS 112* Computers and Internetworked Society Lab 
MATH 112 College Algebra Concepts and Applications (requires C or better)
Tier I General Education and/or Second Language
   
Attend Eller Career Expo and UA Fall Career Days




3-7 
 
Total  
13-17
Second Semester
Course
Units
ENGL 102* First Year Composition 
MATH 113 Brief Calculus or MATH 116* Calculus Concepts for Business Majors (requires C or better)
Tier I General Education 
Tier I General Education and/or Second Language
   
Attend Career Showcase and UA Spring Career Days



3-7 
 
Total
12-16
Summer
Use summer to catch up on math if behind in sequencing based on placement results prior to freshman year.

 

Sophomore Year

First Semester
Course
Units

BNAD 276* Statistical Inference in Management 
ECON 200* Basic Economic Issues 
Tier I General Education 
Second Language    
Minor Course

Attend Eller Career Expo and UA Fall Career Days

3
3
3
4
3
 

Total
16
Second Semester
Course
Units
BCOM 212* Fundamentals of Communication
Tier 1 General Education
Tier II General Education 
Second Language
Minor Course
   
Attend Career Showcase and UA Spring Career Days. Apply for Advanced Standing.
3
3
3
4
3

Total
16
Summer
We highly recommend that students participate in a study abroad and career-related experience.

 

This sample plan is designed with 15-17 credits per semester, and it may be necessary for a student to complete General Education courses in their final two years. The Second Language requirement is represented in the advised sequence above. Students can also meet this requirement by demonstrating fourth semester proficiency through examination or taking any of a variety of fourth semester language courses. Additionally, one course in the student's degree program must focus on Gender, Race, Ethnicity, Non-Western Area Studies. Some General Education classes are designed to fulfill this requirement. Each student needs to meet a minimum of 120 total credits. Please consult with your Advisement Report and your academic advisor.

* Eller Pre-Economics Foundation Courses: Required to apply for Advanced Standing into the professional program. Advanced Standing is required in order to take all 300 and 400-level Economics courses.


 

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