May 23, 2024  
Undergraduate Catalog 2023-2024 
Undergraduate Catalog 2023-2024

International Economics, BA

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The program for the International Economics major is structured uniquely to include substantial cousre work in Economics, Business, Political Science and a modern foreign language. Majors must combine the economic skill with the language skill, and the requirements are intensive and demanding. Career possibilities include economist, consultant, foreign service, researcher and analyst. The Economics major earns a B.A. degree.


Students majoring in Economics and judged qualified by the Economics faculty may, upon invitation, elect to pursue honors work in Economics. To graduate ”With Honors in Economics,” a student must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0, a minimum major GPA of 3.2, and complete Economics 498 and 499. An oral presentation of the honors paper or a synopsis of the honors project is required. Normally the student in the honors program will have completed ECO 121, ECO 122 , ECO 323 , ECO 324  and ECO 325 .

Technical Requirements (6 Hours)

Choose One Foreign Language Track (18 Hours)



General Elective Credits

(If Needed)

Total Credit Hours (Minimum) 128

On occasion, technical and/or program requirements may also meet specific core curriculum requirements. Please confer with your program advisor to determine which courses, if any, may be counted accordingly.

All Bachelors programs at Lenoir-Rhyne require at least 128 credit hours. If, in combination, core, technical, and program requirements do not generate at least 128 hours, additional credits must be completed to achieve 128 hours. These classes may be general electives, or a student may complete a minor or additional major.

General Education Requirements (37 hours)

Graduation Requirements (4 hours)

General Education Requirements  

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