Undergraduate

Course requirements for the various concentrations offered in Economics:

Help with Course Selection:

  • The suggested sequence of courses is here.
  • The areas of study within Economics and the courses offered within each field are here.

Advising:

For general advising questions about concentration requirements, the process of applying, the professional track, transfer credits, etc. please see Angelica Spertini.

You must meet with a faculty advisor before your concentration can be approved. Please see an advisor during open office hours.

You may also seek out the peer advisors who can advise you on a range of things including course selection, honors, internships, being a TA, being a research assistant, etc.

The Econ DUG offers a number of different events through out the year.

Writ courses:

Two writ courses are required to graduate. The econ deparment offers very few writ courses (ECON 1275, ECON 1301, ECON 1400, ECON 1486). For a full list of WRIT courses at Brown, go to Banner course search and select "Writing-Designated Courses" in the Curriculum Program section.  

FAQ for potential concentrators

 Life after Brown:

See the varied list of jobs that Brown Economics undergraduates take upon graduation.

Brown econ concentratiors interested in a PhD should read this link and speak with Faculty Advisor Jesse Shapiro.

You might be surprised to know the broad range of topics economists study!