University Core Curriculum Requirements
|General Education Distribution Area||Cr. Hrs.|
|Fine Arts (FA)* |
2 courses, from at least two of the following areas of study: Art, CMT (Mass Media or Theatre), Music (includes Dance).
|Humanities (HU)* |
3 courses, from at least two of the following areas of study: CMT (Communication), English, Linguistics. Philosophy, Women's and Gender Studies, World Languages and Cultures, (Note: No more than two foreign language courses may be used to fulfill this requirement.)
Behavioral/Social Sciences (SB)*
3 courses, from at least two of the following areas of study: African & African American Studies, Anthropology, Computer Science, Economics, Geography & Environmental Studies, History, Justice Studies, Latino & Latin American Studies, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Social Work
Natural Sciences (NS and NSL)**
3 courses, from at least two of the following areas of study; one course must have a laboratory component (NSL): Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, Environmental Science, Physics (Note: If an FYE ANTH that counts as Natural Science is taken, only one Biology course may be used for Natural Science).
|Engaged Learning Experiences|
Students must complete, at Northeastern, three courses designated as Engaged Learning Experiences courses. One of the Engaged Learning Experiences courses must be at the 300-level, and one Engaged Learning Experiences course must be designated as "Boundary Crossing".
Discipline Specific (ELE-DS)
These courses have pre-requisites that are specific courses within a program of study. Discipline Specific courses give students a deeper understanding of how knowledge is created and applied in their field.
Boundary Crossing (ELE-X)
These are courses that cross disciplinary boundaries and/or cross boundaries through engagements outside the classroom or University allowing students to see how knowledge gained in one field might inform other fields or other aspects of society.
Math/Quantitative Reasoning (MA)
1 Math course, that has intermediate Algebra as prerequisite OR is a course listed on the General Education Distributive Learning List of Approved Courses. Any 3 hour college level math course, beyond Intermediate Algebra, meets this requirement.
Majors in Fine Arts, Humanities or Social/Behavioral Sciences, may waive up to 6 credit hours of General Education requirements in the corresponding distribution area.
Majors in Natural Sciences may waive up to 9 credit hours of General Education requirements in the Natural Sciences distribution area.
Students should also be aware of all other university requirements to obtain a degree - NEIU requirements
Minor in Economics (18 credit hours)
|ECON-215||Principles Of Macroeconomics||3|
|ECON-217||Principles Of Microeconomics||3|
|ECON-220||Business And Economics Statistics I||3|
|Electives (any three 300-level Economics courses)||9|
|ECON-221||Writing Intensive Program: Tools For Economists||3|
|ECON-303||Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory||3|
|ECON-304||Intermediate Microeconomic Theory||3|
|ECON-307||Money And Banking||3|
|ECON-308||Comparative Economic Systems||3|
|ECON-310||Writing Intensive Program: Business And Economic Statistics II||3|
|ECON-313||Economic History Of Europe||3|
|ECON-314||The Development Of Economic Thought||3|
|ECON-316||Independent Study In Economics||3|
|ECON-318||Introduction To Econometrics And Forecasting||3|
|ECON-320||Writing Intensive Program: Non Profit Management, Administration & Communications||3|
|ECON-321||International Monetary Theory & Relations||3|
|ECON-323||Writing Intensive Program: Economic Development||3|
|ECON-324||The Economics Of The European Union||3|
|ECON-343||Macroeconomic Data Analysis||3|
|ECON-345||The U.S. Federal Reserve||3|
|ECON-377||Real Estate Economics||3|
|ECON-3953||Internship In Economics||3|
|ECON-3956||Internship In Economics||6|