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Economics (B.A.) - Political Economics Track

Administered by Department of Economics

Effective Fall, 2008

As per PRP3604: All students earning a first baccalaureate degree will take at least 30 of their last 45 credits at Bloomsburg University, no more credits are required than the 30 credits. All first baccalaureate students will take at least 50% of credits required for the Major from a PASSHE university. Bloomsburg University may require up to a maximum of 50% of the Major credits. Program exceptions to the policy are to be approved by the Office of the Chancellor.

In addition to 50 credit hours of general education requirements and 31 credits of free electives, 15 credit hours of economics core courses and 24 credit hours of economics and political science courses are required to meet the University's 120-credit hour requirement for a Bachelor of Arts degree.

Economics Core courses

ECONOMIC.121 Principles of Economics I

ECONOMIC.122 Principles of Economics II

ECONOMIC.221 Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory

ECONOMIC.222 Intermediate Micro-Theory and Managerial Economics

ECONOMIC.256 Business and Economics Statistics I

Political Economics Core courses

Choose from ECONOMIC.315 Business and Government or ECONOMIC.326 Public Finance

Chooses from ECONOMIC.322 Contrasting Economics or ECONOMIC.460 Advanced Political Economy

Political Science Core courses

POLISCI.120 United States Government

POLISCI.336 Public Administration Theory


Six credit hours in economics electives

Six credit hours in political science electives