International Economics-Multilanguage Combined Major | St. Lawrence University Economics

International Economics-Multilanguage Combined Major


Economics - 7.5 units
ECON100 Introduction to Economics* - 1 unit
ECON 200 Quantitative Methods in Economics** - 1.5 units
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

THREE courses in one of the following languages: Arabic, Chinese, Italian, or Swahili;
THREE courses in French at or above the 200-level,
THREE courses in German at or above the level of 103,
THREE courses in Spanish at or above the 200-level.

*This course may be omitted with advanced placement credit or other advanced standing.

**Stat 113 is a prerequisite for ECON 200

In addition to maintaining a 2.0 university-wide cumulative average, students majoring in the International Economics - Multilanguage combined major must maintain a 2.0 cumulative average on all economics and language 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. Please visit the Economic Department Sakai website for the contract. 
  5. MODERN LANGUAGES. You will also need to find an advisor in MODERN LANGUAGES.