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Internal Transfer

All internal transfers to economics must complete the Internal Transfer Application within the stated deadlines. 

The application is only open in the spring for fall admission to the major.


Please review our eligibility requirements closely as they have changed.


  • Must attend an info session
  • Must complete one of the following courses in-residence with a C- or higher:
    • ECO 304K Intro to Microeconomics
    • ECO 304L Intro to Macroeconomics
    • Calculus I (M 408K, M 408N, M 408C, M 408R or M 408Q)
    • Calculus II (M 408L, M 408D, or M 408S)
    • ECO 329 Economic Statistics
    • Any upper-division Economics elective

Please check back in mid-August for info session information.

  • Is admission to the Economics major competitive? Is there a GPA cut-off?

    No, currently there is no GPA requirement and approval is not on a competitive basis. Our goal is to accept all students who want Economics as their major as long as they meet the eligibility requirements.

  • Do I need to meet a minimum number of credit hours completed in-residence to apply?

    No, you may apply during your first semester. 

  • Is there a maximum number of hours taken or semesters completed to be eligible to apply? 


  • I need to declare the major now in order to graduate on time! 

    We definitely want to support your efforts to graduate on time! Non-majors may register for restricted upper division Economics courses on the last day of registration provided stated prerequisites are met and if seats are available. However, you will need to follow the stated internal transfer process and deadlines to officially declare the major.

  • I still have questions. Can I talk to an advisor? If you still have questions about the major or the application process, please attend one of our information sessions. Information sessions are REQUIRED for declaring the major. We cannot meet with prospective students at this time. For any other questions please contact:



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