Apr 13, 2024  
Rensselaer Catalog 2023-2024 
    
Rensselaer Catalog 2023-2024

Economics Pathway


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Economics is the study of human behavior, incentives, markets, and governments.  Students learn the fundamental models of data analytics of decision-making by individuals and firms, market dynamics, policy-making, globalization, financial economics, and more.

Students completing the 12-credit Economics Pathway have the option to take one additional Economics course (4 additional credits) to earn an Economics minor.  Interested students should examine the list of compatible minors below and pay careful attention to the required courses of these programs before making their course selections for this pathway.

Requirements


To complete the Economics Pathway, students must choose a minimum of 12-credits as described below:
INQR 1200   (or credit for ECON 1200 ) is required.  Students who have taken IHSS 1200 is also acceptable.

Choose remaining credits from the following:


Any ECON 2000 or 4000-level ECON course acceptable; excluding all Independent Studies (2940) and Undergraduate Research Projects (2941).

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