To fulfill major requirements, an Economics major from the cohort of 2016-2019 should take the following courses:
Foundation Courses: one could either take
• 9 Foundation Courses (FCs).
• 8 FCs and an extra elective course (in Economics) in lieu of the 9th FC.
In all of the cases, the Foundation Courses must include the following:
• Foundations of Economic Reasoning
• Foundation Course in Environment Studies (FC 011)
• Quantitative Reasoning and Mathematical Thinking (FC 010) if one hasn't done the Math FC (FC 004)
Critical Thinking Seminars: one could either take
• 3 Critical Thinking Seminars (CTS) including Introduction to Critical Thinking, CTS 1 and CTS 2
• 2 CTS which include Introduction to Critical Thinking, CTS 1, and take an extra elective (in Economics) in lieu of the CTS 2
Compulsory courses in Economics: these include the seven (7) courses — Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Mathematics for Economics, Statistics for Economics, Game Theory, Econometrics, and Development Economics.
Elective courses in Economics: one must take the required number of elective courses in Economics from a set of courses to be offered in the 5th and the 6th semesters. The exact number of electives a student should take will depend on the number of FCs and CTS they have taken/ intend to take.
• A student who has taken/ is taking 3 CTS and 9 FCs should take five (5) electives.
• A student who has taken/ is taking 3 CTS and 8 FCs, or 2 CTS and 9 FCs should take six (6) electives.
• A student who has taken/ is taking 2 CTS and 8 FCs should take seven (7) electives.
The list of undergraduate courses offered by the Economics department, both compulsory and electives, along with their descriptions are available here: Undergraduate Courses in Economics and Finance