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2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Economics with a Specialization in International Economic Development, BA

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In order to earn the bachelor of arts degree in economics with a specialization in international economic development, students must complete a minimum of 180 quarter credits with a cumulative grade point average of 2.25, including the following:

ECON Electives (30)

General Economic Electives (10 to 15)

  • Choose from upper division ECON courses, excluding ECON 4890 and those listed for International Economic Development. FINC 3430  may be included.

Choose one of two courses for senior synthesis:

Calculus, choose one of the following two courses:

III. Additional Requirements

  •  General electives to total 180 (55)

ACCT 2300 - Principles of Accounting I (Financial)  and BCOM 2800 - Business Communication  are recommended general electives.


Major requirements must earn a C- or better.

IV. Supplemental Activities

Choose one of the following activities:

  • An internship with a government agency or NGO involved with international economic development, approved by the Department of Economics.
  • A minimum of one quarter (15 quarter credits) of related studies in an acceptable program in a developing country. The country and the course work must be approved prior to study abroad by the Albers School and Seattle University.
  • Participation in a Seattle University sponsored international study tour or campus ministry tour to a developing country.
  • Participation in Seattle University’s International Development Internship Program (counts as 5 quarter credits of a major or minor elective).

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