Admission to the Bachelor of Arts - Economics Major

General Requirements

Applicants for admission to the Bachelor of Arts - Economics Major program should apply initially to the Office of Admissions of Old Dominion University. Students cannot be accepted into the program without first being admitted to the University. Admission to the University does not guarantee admission to the program. Candidates for admission to the program should indicate on the application to the University their intention to enter the Bachelor of Arts - Economics Major program.

All candidates for admission to the program should contact the Department of Economics directly (757-683-3567) for an application to the program. Normally, a student should apply in the sophomore year. Students will be notified in writing by the Department of the admission decision.

Before regular admission to the program can be granted, a student must have completed the following Bachelor of Arts - Economics Major foundation courses with a grade of C or better in each:

ENGL 110CEnglish Composition3
MATH 162MPrecalculus I3
ECON 201SPrinciples of Macroeconomics3
ECON 202SPrinciples of Microeconomics3

Transfer students may complete Bachelor of Arts - Economics Major foundation courses: ENGL 110C, MATH 162M, ECON 201S, and ECON 202S at another accredited college or university, but are responsible for having the Admissions Office determine that the courses are acceptable to the University. All transfer students must have a transfer student evaluation completed by the Admissions Office to be used as documentation that the transfer courses are acceptable.

Students who have utilized the Adjusted Resident Credit (ARC) option will be treated as transfer students with only those foundation courses with a grade of C or better included in the admission policy. Students may utilize the Grade Forgiveness Policy for foundation courses.