Rhode Island College

2018-2019 Catalog


Economics B.A.


Learning Goals

Writing in the Discipline

Department of Economics and Finance

Department Chair:
Alema Karim

Economics Program Faculty: Professor Blais; Associate Professors Basu, Karim, Tashiro

Students must consult with their assigned advisor before they will be able to register for courses. A graded writing assignment is required for every course.

Course Requirements

Courses

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
ECON 214Principles of Microeconomics

3

Fall, Spring, Summer.
ECON 215Principles of Macroeconomics

3

Fall, Spring, Summer.
ECON 314Intermediate Microeconomic Theory and Applications

4

Fall.
ECON 315Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory and Analysis

4

Spring.
ECON 449Introduction to Econometrics

4

Fall, Spring.
 

ECON 462Seminar in Economic Research

4

Spring.
-Or-

ECON 492Independent Study II

4

As needed.

ONE COURSE from

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
ECON 331Topics in Global Economics

4

Annually (even years).
ECON 335Economics of Race and Gender

4

Annually (even years).
ECON 337Economics of Climate Change and Sustainability

4

Annually (odd years).

THREE COURSES from

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
ECON 390Directed Study

4

As needed.
ECON 421International Economics

4

As needed.
ECON 422Economics of Developing Countries

4

As needed.
ECON 431Labor Economics

4

As needed.
ECON 433Economics of Government

4

As needed.
ECON 435Urban Economics

4

As needed.
ECON 436Industrial Organization and Market Structure

4

As needed.
ECON 437Environmental Economics

4

As needed.
ECON 438History of Economic Thought

4

As needed.
ECON 490Independent Study in Economics

4

As needed.
ECON 491Independent Study I

4

As needed.

Cognates

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
ACCT 201Principles of Accounting I: Financial

3

Fall, Spring, Summer.
ENGL 230Writing for Professional Settings

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.
FIN 301Financial Management

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.
MATH 177Quantitative Business Analysis I

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.
MATH 248Business Statistics I

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.

Note: MATH 177: Fulfills the Mathematics category of General Education.

Note: MATH 248: Fulfills the Advanced Quantitative Scientific Reasoning category of General Education.

Total Credit Hours: 57