Academic Introduction to the Major (AIM)
Gateway Courses by Major/Minor
- Art History
- Asian Studies
- Biology, Zoology, Neuroscience and Integrated Biological Science
- Classical Civilization
- Computer Science
- Environmental Sciences
- European Studies
- Film and Television Studies
- German and Russian
- Global Studies
- Gender, Sexuality and Women's Studies
- Italian Studies
- Latin American and Caribbean Studies
- Plant Biology
- Political Science
- Psychological Science
- Russian and East European Studies
- Studio Art
Gateway/Entry-Point Courses into Economics Major/Minor
For those who have never had exposure to economic analysis, the following course provides a taste of what the field of economics is like.
EC 040 Economics of Globalization
This is an introduction to the economics of cross-border flows in human resources (migration), goods and services (trade), and capital. Offered fall and spring; no prerequisites.
Additionally, the following two courses, emphasizing economic theory, are required introductions to the major or minor.
EC 011 Principles of Macroeconomics
Introduction to economic concepts, institutions, and analysis, addressing questions related to the economy as a whole, such as inflation and unemployment. Offered fall and spring; no prerequisites.
EC 012: Principles of Microeconomics
Study of economic decision-making by individual firms and households, emphasizing the role of markets. Offered fall and spring. Prerequisite: EC 011.