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  Oct 23, 2017
 
 
    
2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Economics (B.A., B.S.)


David Carr, Academic Program Coordinator
Room 325 Beacom Hall
(605) 677-5567
economics@usd.edu
www.usd.edu/economics

FACULTY:

Professors:

Raymond Ring, Public Finance and Economics of State and Local Government

Associate Professors:

David Carr, International Economics and Economic History
Randall Waldron, Economic Development and Industrial Organization

Assistant Professor:

Mike Allgrunn, Econometrics and Labor Economics
 

MAJOR:

Economics, B.A., B.S.

MINOR:

Economics

The Economics Program fulfills five objectives: to provide the student with knowledge of the basic analytical techniques used in economics; to describe the important institutional characteristics of modern economic systems; to teach the application of economic theory to contemporary economic policy issues and to decision making in business firms; to stimulate in the student independent, objective, and creative approaches to problems in business administration and related disciplines; and to prepare students of high ability for graduate study in economics.

SCHOLARSHIPS:

  • Alan Nichols Scholarship in Economics
  • C.J. Whitlow Economics Scholarship
  • Daniel M.& L’Nora L. Bylander Economics Scholarship
  • Dr. Wayne W. Gutzman Family Scholarship in Statistics
  • Milo McCabe Memorial Scholarship
  • Roger Hainje Memorial
  • Walter K. Gray Statistics Scholarship
  • Willard H. Dickinson
     

 40 MAJOR HOURS, 128 DEGREE HOURS

 

Four-Year Plan


The following is an example. Students may have individual reasons for changing the following four-year plan. For example, ECON 201 and ECON 202 may be taken in either the first or second year. Note also that courses labeled as “free elective” may be used to satisfy your College of Arts and Sciences requirement to have a minor. Students should consult their advisors before completing their schedules. Students must meet the College of Arts and Sciences requirements for either a B.A. or a B.S.

FIRST YEAR


First Semester 16 hours


SECOND YEAR


First Semester 15-16 hours


Second Semester 15-16 hours


  • SPCM 101 - Fundamentals of Speech (C) (or other approved oral communication course) 3cr
  • Social Sciences General Education Course 3cr

  • Free Electives  6cr

  • Foreign Language (BA) or Natural Science (BS) Requirement 3-4cr

THIRD YEAR


First Semester 15-16 hours


Second Semester 15-16 hours


FOURTH YEAR


First Semester 15 hours


ECON Electives  3cr
Free Electives  6cr
Advanced Free Electives 6cr

Second Semester 15 hours


ECON Electives 6cr
Free Elective 3cr
Advanced Free Electives 6cr