B.A. degree program in economics
HEGIS code 2204
NYS SED program code 01889

Program/Department Advisers

Office Hours
Wang, Chun UG Deputy 718.951.5000 x2094 216 Whitehead Hall cwang @ brooklyn.cuny.edu by appointment


These requirements will become effective as of Fall 2019 semester.
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Department requirements (34-38 credits)
a. All of the following: Economics 2100, 2200; Economics 3400 or Business 3400 or Mathematics 1501 or 2501 or 3501; $dyn.link.crsinfo

b. Economics 4400W or Business 4400W.

c. At least one of the following courses: Economics 3102, 3202.

d. One of the following three concentrations:
1. Financial and International Economics:
Any four courses from Economics 3320, 3332, 3342, 3352, 3362, 3370, 3375, 3378.

2. Urban Economics and Public Policy:
Any four courses from Economics 3154, 3212, 3222, 3232, 3242, 3252, 3253, 3254.

3. Economic Analysis:
Economics 3102 and 3202, one of which can be used to satisfy requirement c.
Any three Economics courses from the Financial and International Economics or Urban Economics and Public Policy concentrations.

e. One additional course with an economics prefix not used to meet requirements in b) or c) or d) above.
Students considering graduate work in economics are strongly encouraged to take Economics 4422 and the Economic Analysis concentration.

Students must achieve a grade of C- or better in each course submitted in satisfaction of Department requirements a, b, c, d and e, and an average grade of C for courses satisfying said major requirements..

Writing-Intensive Requirement:
Students are required to take at least one writing-intensive course (W course).
Residence requirement:
At least 18 credits of the above courses must be taken at Brooklyn College.