International Economics-Spanish Combined Major


Economics - 7 units
ECON100 Introduction to Economics* - 1 unit
ECON 200 Quantitative Methods in Economics** - 1 unit
ECON 251 Intermediate Microeconomics Theory - 1 unit
ECON 252 Intermediate Macroeconomics Theory - 1 unit
THREE electives in Economics. At least two of which must be at the 300/400 level. - 3 units    
     At least two of these electives must include:         
          ECON 236 Globalization Issues         
          ECON 322 International Economics         
          ECON 336 Economic Development

Spanish*** - 7 units
SEVEN units at the 103 or higher level.

*This course may be omitted with advanced placement credit or other advanced standing.
**An economics elective may be taken in lieu of ECON 200 if (1) STAT 213 or 325 or 326 OR (2) STAT 113 and either MATH 135 or MATH 136 with at least a grade of 3.0 in each.
***Students already proficient at the intermediate level will receive credit for 103 and 104 (2 units) upon completion of a higher level course in this language.

In addition to maintaining a 2.0 university-wide cumulative average, students majoring in the International Economics -  Spanish combined major must maintain a 2.0 cumulative average on all economics and Spanish studies courses taken and must earn at least a 2.0 in Economics 251 and Economics 252. Economics 251 and 252 must be taken at St. Lawrence before the end of the junior year. Accounting 203 and 204 as well as Economics 108 and 115 do not count towards the combined major. Although not required, participation in an abroad program related to one's language specialization is strongly recommended.

Graduation with honors may be recommended upon the basis of grades, the completion of an honors project approved and supervised by a faculty member, and an oral presentation on the thesis. Students who expect to undertake such a program should consult with the chairs of the Economics and Modern Languages departments in the last term of their junior year.

How to declare this major:

  1. QUALIFY. You must have a 2.0 cum in both Economics and Modern Languages, as well as a 2.0 or higher
    in Economics 251 and 252 if you have taken either course.
  2. INTERVIEW. You need to schedule an appointment with the chair of the department of economics, or any other economics faculty member, to discuss your academic plans.
  3. TRANSCRIPT. When meeting with an economics faculty member bring a copy of your academic transcript (download from APR.2).
  4. CONTRACTS. Also bring to the meeting two copies of the contract.
  5. MODERN LANGUAGES. You will also need to find an advisor in MODERN LANGUAGES.