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Haverford College
Department of Economics

Major & Minor Requirements

Major Requirements

Economics 105/106; 203 or 204; 300; 302; 304; and 396 (a two semester year-long senior thesis); four other semester courses above the 100 level, two of which are at the 300 level of which one must be a junior research seminar; two semesters of college-level calculus, or Math 118 at Haverford College, or equivalent. Students who have placed out of Econ 105 are required to take an additional 200 or 300 level Economics course.

Prospective majors are advised to complete Economics 105/106, Economics 203/204 and either Economics 300 or Economics 302 before the end of the sophomore year. Econ 300 (Intermediate Micro) and Econ 302 (Intermediate Macro) must be fulfilled by the end of the Junior Year. It is strongly encouraged that Econ 304 (Econometrics) be fulfilled by the end of the Junior year, but it must be fulfilled by the end of the Fall semester of the Senior year.

Fulfillment of an Economics course requires a grade of 2.0 or above.

Minor Requirements

Requirements for a minor in economics are: Economics 105/106; 203 or 204; 300 or 302; three other Economics courses at the 200 and/or 300 levels. The chair of the department serves as the minor advisor. Students who have placed out of Econ 105 are required to take an additional 200 or 300 level Economics course.

Fulfillment of an Economics course requires a grade of 2.0 or above.