Division of Social Studies


Updated December 3, 2021



Advising Faculty


1.     Michael Martell (director)

2.     Sanjaya DeSilva

3.     Kris Feder

4.     Liudmila Malyshava

5.     Aniruddha Mitra

6.     Dimitri B. Papadimitriou

7.     Pavlina R. Tcherneva

8.     L. Randall Wray



Program requirements


Moderation Requirements:


Three economics courses are required for Moderation:


         ECON 100 Principles of Economics

         two 200-level ECON courses


It is recommended that students take several 200-level applied courses during the sophomore and junior years. See the Economics Program website for lists of recommended courses.


Graduation Requirements:


1.     ECON 100 Principles of Economics

2.     MATH 141 Calculus I or equivalent. MATH 142 Calculus II is recommended.

3.     ECON 201 Intermediate Microeconomics

4.     ECON 202 Intermediate Macroeconomics

5.     ECON 229 Introduction to Econometrics or Econ 329 Advanced Econometrics

6.     Economic history course (such as ECON 216, 217, 218 or 219)

7.     Economic thought course (such as ECON 210 or 330)

8.     ECON 200- or 300-level elective

9. ECON 200- or 300- level elective

11.   ECON 300-level elective

12.   ECON 300-level elective (for a joint major or for an interdisciplinary concentration, this elective can be replaced, with adviser's permission, by two 300-level courses in a related discipline)

12.   Senior Project I

13.   Senior Project II



Sample program of study



First Year

Sophomore Year

Junior Year

Senior Year


ECON 100

MATH 141 or 142

FYSEM I (fall)

FYSEM II (spring)


ECON 229

ECON 200-level elective

ECON 200-level elective


Moderation (spring)


ECON 201

ECON 202

ECON 300-level elective

ECON thought course


Sr. Project I (fall)

Sr. Project II (spring)

ECON history course

ECON 300-level elective