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2025 Economics Major Curriculum


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MADN-SOC ECN2 Economics Economics Major Economics 6 7

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Subject Area Description Credit Hour
Required Courses Choose 3 of 3
SS368 ECONOMETRICS I 3.0  
SS382 MICROECONOMICS 3.0  
SS388 MACROECONOMICS 3.0  
AND
Integrative Course Choose 1 of 3
SS380 MANPOWER-LABOR ECONOMICS 3.0  
SS387 PUBLIC FINANCE 3.0  
SS484 INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS 3.0  
AND
Economics Electives Choose 5 of 16
SS364 GAME THEORY 3.0  
SS380 MANPOWER-LABOR ECONOMICS 3.0  
SS385 HISTORY OF ECONOMICS 3.0  
SS387 PUBLIC FINANCE 3.0  
SS390 BEHAVIORAL ECONOMICS 3.0  
SS394 FINANCIAL STATEMENT ANALYSIS 3.0  
SS461 INDUSTRIAL ORGANIZATION 3.0  
SS462 ECON OF STABILIZATION & GROWTH 3.0  
SS463 INVESTMENTS THEORY & APPL 3.0  
SS469 ECONOMETRICS II 3.0  
SS470 MONEY AND BANKING 3.0  
SS484 INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS 3.0  
SS487 INT'L POLITICAL ECONOMY 3.0  
SS490C COLLOQUIUM (ECONOMICS) 3.0  
SS494 PRINCIPLES OF FINANCE 3.0  
SS497 ISSUES IN MICROECONOMIC THEORY 3.0  
AND

Complementary Support Courses - Foundation Choose 2 of 3
MA205 CALCULUS II 4.0  
MA255 ADV MULTIVARIABLE CALCULUS 4.5  
MA367 MATH FOR THE SOCIAL SCIENCES 3.0  
AND
Complementary Support Course - Elective Choose 1 of 49
EM381 ENGINEERING ECONOMY 3.0  
EM420 PRODUCTION OPERATIONS MGMT 3.0  
EV303 FOUNDATIONS IN GEOGRAPHY 3.0  
EV365 GEOGRAPHY OF GLOBAL CULTURES 3.0  
EV371 GEOGRAPHY OF RUSSIA 3.0  
EV372 GEOGRAPHY OF ASIA 3.0  
EV373 GEOGRAPHY OF LATIN AMERICA 3.0  
EV375 GEOGRAPHY OF AFRICA 3.0  
EV376 GEOGRAPHY OF THE MIDDLE EAST 3.0  
EV384 GEOGRAPHY OF NORTH AMERICA 3.0  
EV386 GEOGRAPHY OF EUROPE 3.0  
EV390B URBAN GEOGRAPHY 3.0  
EV391A LAND USE PLAN & MGT 3.0  
HI344 MODERN DIPLOMACY 3.0  
HI364 MODERN WESTERN EUROPE 3.0  
HI367 IMPERIAL AND SOVIET RUSSIA 3.0  
HI372 US FGN RELATIONS SINCE 1898 3.0  
HI392 AMERICAN HISTORICAL MEMORY 3.0  
HI396 MAKING OF MODERN AMERICA 3.0  
LW488 BUSINESS LAW 3.0  
LX300 3RD SEMESTER FOREIGN LANG 0.0  
MA371 LINEAR ALGEBRA 3.0  
MA376 APPLIED STATISTICS 3.0  
MA381 NONLINEAR OPTIMIZATION 3.0  
MA387 MATHEMATICAL ANALYSIS I 3.0  
MA476 MATHEMATICAL STATISTICS 3.0  
MA481 LINEAR OPTIMIZATION 3.0  
MA490 ETHICS IN MATH, DATA SCI & ENG 3.0  
MA493E TOPICS IN ANALYSIS 3.0  
MG380 MARKETING 3.0  
MG390 NEGOTIATION FOR LEADERS 3.0  
MG420 OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT 3.0  
PL373 LIFE CYCLE & HUMAN DEVEL 3.0  
PL383 EXPERIMENTAL SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY 3.0  
PL386 EXPERIMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY 3.0  
PY350 PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE 3.0  
SE385 DECISION ANALYSIS 3.0  
SE387 DETERMINISTIC MODELS 3.0  
SE388 STOCHASTIC MODELS 3.0  
SS376 AMERICAN POLITICAL DEVELOPMENT 3.0  
SS386 POLITICAL THOUGHT 3.0  
SS464 HOMELAND SECURITY 3.0  
SS465 TERRORISM: NEW CHALLENGES 3.0  
SS466 COMBATING TERRORISM 3.0  
SS473 AMERICAN FOREIGN POLICY 3.0  
SS475 COMP POLITICAL INSTITUTIONS 3.0  
SS480 PUBLIC POLICYMAKING PROCESS 3.0  
SS481 POLITICS OF DEFENSE POLICY 3.0  
SS483 NATIONAL SECURITY SEMINAR 3.0  
AND

Integrative Experience for the Major Choose 1 of 1
SS477 ECONOMICS OF NATIONAL SECURITY 3.0  
AND
Science Depth  
Cadets in this major may take any approved Science Depth course.
CH102 GENERAL CHEMISTRY II 4.0  
CH275 BIOLOGY 4.0  
PH202 PHYSICS II 4.0  
PH206 PHYSICS II 4.0  
PH252 ADVANCED PHYSICS II 4.0  
PH256 ADVANCED PHYSICS II 4.0  
STEM Depth  
Cadets in this major must take CY305/355 to satisfy the STEM Depth requirement.
CY305 CYBER FOUNDATIONS 3.0  
CY355 CYBER FOUNDATIONS - COMPUTING 3.0  
AND

Curriculum Requirements  
This section describes how cadets in this major satisfy various curriculum requirements.
IT/CYBER Requirement  
Cadets in this major will satisfy the IT/CYBER requirement by successfully completing the IT/CYBER content in the core curriculum and IT305/355.
CY305 CYBER FOUNDATIONS 3.0  
CY355 CYBER FOUNDATIONS - COMPUTING 3.0  
Core Engineering Sequence  
Cadets in this major can choose any approved Core Engineering Sequence.
Writing-in-the-Major  
Cadets in this major satisfy the West Point Writing Program requirement by successfully completing writing requirements in the core curriculum and this course in the major.
SS477 ECONOMICS OF NATIONAL SECURITY 3.0  





2025 Economics Major w/ Thesis Curriculum


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MADN-SOC ECN2T Economics w/ Thesis Economics Major w/ Thesis Economics w/ Thesis 1 0

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Subject Area Description Credit Hour
Required Course Choose 1 of 1
SS498C SENIOR THESIS IN ECONOMICS 3.0  





2025 Economics Major w/ Thesis (Honors) Curriculum


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MADN-SOC ECN2H Economics w/ Thesis (Honors) Economics Major w/ Thesis (Honors) Economics w/ Thesis (Honors) 1 1

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Subject Area Description Credit Hour
Required Course Choose 1 of 1
The Economics Honors Program will consist of a two-course sequence culminating in the cadet writing a thesis and defending it in front of a thesis committee. The first course will be an additional 300- or 400-level economics elective or Complementary Support Course relevant to the cadet's desired thesis topic. The second course will be an existing three-credit course, SS498C Senior Thesis in Economics, taken in the spring of the first class year when the honors cadets will finish writing and defend their theses.
SS498C SENIOR THESIS IN ECONOMICS 3.0  
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Grade Requirement  
Complete the requirements of the major as shown above, attain a minimum APSC of 3.0 in the core curriculum and a 3.5 in the major.