A career in economics...it's more than you think!
This brief educational video, developed by The American Economic Association, will be of interest to students who are evaluating career options in economics or may have wondered what types of professionals utilize economics in various fields.
Change in Prerequisite Requirements in Economics for Majors and Minors
To All Economics Majors and Minors:
This message is to alert you to a change in requirements concerning grades in prerequisite courses for core and elective courses in economics. The new rule is that a grade of C or better is required in each prerequisite course in order for it to satisfy the prerequisite requirement.
Policy on Outside Courses, Online Courses and Winter Session Courses
We do not accept online courses as prerequisite equivalent when grades are not substantially based on proctored or identity-secure administration of a cumulative final exam (i.e. 50% or more of the final grade).
Courses that meet for less than 4 weeks (for example, winter session courses) will not be accepted for transfer towards the Economics Major.
Undergraduate Advising Hours
Department of Economics general advising is available in New Jersey Hall, room 202 (including declaration of major) Mondays through Fridays from 8:30 - 12:00pm and 1:00 - 4:30pm. Our phone number is 848-932-7363. No appointment is necessary.
Policy on Courses from RU-Newark and RU-Camden
Students will no longer be able to use RU-Newark and RU-Camden courses in Intermediate Microeconomics, Intermediate Macroeconomics, and Econometrics towards the SAS Economics major.
Please note that this policy is not retroactive: students who have taken these courses in the Spring of 2011 or earlier semesters will be allowed to use them to fulfill SAS Economics major requirements. Intro to Micro and Macro classes taken at RU_ Newark or RU_ Camden need to be preapproved. See our policy on Online Courses and Short Courses.
Due to overwhelming demand for our courses and constraints on room size, we are unable to grant special permission numbers for courses that are closed.