Major Requirements - Economics
To earn distinction in the major a student must write a senior thesis earning a grade of A- or better and receive A- or better in 3/4 of major courses (not including math and introductory economics).
Additional information can be found on the Yale College Programs of Study page.
Math 112, 115, 118 or 120
Econ 108 or 110 or 115
place out based on pre-college testing
Econ 111 or 116
Place out based on pre-college testing
Econ 121 or 125
Econ 122 or 126
Econ 131 or 132 or 136
Typically, you need four field (elective) courses, numbers 159 or higher. An extra semester of econometrics can also count as a field course.
Total courses in the major (including math) must sum to 12. If you place out of an introductory course you must take an additional elective.
Two courses from Econ 400-491 must be completed.
One of these courses must be taken in senior year.