In successfully completing a major or minor in Economics, a student will:
The economics major is available as a bachelor of arts or bachelor of science degree, as defined in the section on degree requirements for all majors in this course catalog.
For a major: 36 credits including 210, 411, 412, 416, and 417. The remaining courses must be selected from 321, 322, 323, 331, 332, 333, 341, 342, 351, 352, 353, 361, 371, 372, and 461 and no more than eight credits from 439, 480, 487, and 490.
For a minor: 20 credits including 210, 411, and 412. The remaining courses must be selected from 321, 322, 323, 331, 332, 333, 341, 342, 351, 352, 353, 361, 371, 372, 416 and 461.
Students enrolling in economics courses must demonstrate the following quantitative prerequisites:
The Economics Department presumes that students will have taken the applicable prerequisite(s) when registering for courses. However, all courses have the option of “consent of instructor.” Prerequisites will be waived only when the instructor and the department chair deem that a student’s background render the applicable prerequisite(s) unnecessary.
For purposes of meeting the college’s residency requirement, the department requires that 20 credits in the major and 12 credits in the minor be completed at Linfield.
For Oregon Preliminary Teaching Licensure in Social Studies, a student must complete the Linfield Teacher Education Program requirements. In order to complete these requirements, a student must begin taking education courses no later than his/her sophomore year. The student must be advised by an Education Department faculty member each semester prior to registration