May 30, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Bulletin

Economics, B.A.

Learning Outcomes

Students who complete the undergraduate program in economics will:

1. Demonstrate technical competence.

   1.a: Be fluent in the language (jargon of economics) (i.e.-correctly identifying markets, differentiating changes in demand from changes in quantity demanded, etc.).

   1.b: Be competent in using and interpreting statistical and econometric information.

   1.c: Be familiar with the technical aspects of material in selected upper level economics courses (i.e.-identifying various possible equilibria, GTO strategies, etc. in game theory and experimental economics).

2. Develop their analytical abilities across a wide range of economic schools of thought.

   2.a: Explain key economic concepts, utilize their application, and recognize differences in their content and application across schools of thought.

   2.b: Demonstrate in-depth analysis of complex, advanced knowledge in the field of economics within a certain school of thought.

3. Awaken their passion for learning with a focus on economics.

   3.a: Apply core theoretical concepts to a broad range of economic issues in a significantly independent research project.

   3.b: Read broadly enough to recognize that there is much to learn and that the potential learning is both enjoyable and relevant to their lives.

Tulsa Curriculum and First Year Experience (51-53 hours)

Core Curriculum and First Year Experience (26-28 hours)

General Curriculum (25 hours)

  • Block I Aesthetic Inquiry and Creative Experience (6 hours)
  • Block II Historical and Social Interpretation (12 hours)
  • Block III Scientific Investigation (7 hours including one lab)

Economics Major Requirements (33 hours)

Required Minor (12 hours)

The minor field consists of at least 12 hours with at least 6 hours at 3000 or 4000 level. Some minors require more than 12 hours.

General Electives (22-24 hours)

Total: 120 hours


STAT 2013  may be applied toward either Tulsa Curriculum requirements or major requirements, but not both.