Placement Rules

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To take introductory macro (Econ 111 or Econ 116) without first taking introductory micro (Econ 108, 110, 115) you must have:

  • a 5 on the AP micro exam (or equivalent), and
  • either a 5 on the AP BC-calc exam (or equivalent) or have taken a Yale calculus class such as Math 115, 118 or 120.

To take intermediate micro (Econ 121 or 125) without first taking introductory micro (Econ 108, 110 or 115) you must have:

  • a 5 on the AP micro exam (or equivalent), and
  • either a 5 on the AP BC-calc exam (or equivalent) or have taken a Yale calculus class such as Math 115, 118 or 120.

To take intermediate macro (Econ 122 or 126) without first taking introductory macro (Econ 111 or 116) you must have:

  • taken a Yale micro course; and
  • a 5 on the AP macro exam (or equivalent); and
  • either a 5 on the AP BC-calc exam (or equivalent) or have taken a Yale calculus class such as Math 115, 118 or 120.