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Advising Resources

Professor Kolb LectureThis page provides links to information and forms to help students and faculty address advising issues.

Economics Group Advising Meeting 2015

UWEC Introductory Advising Guide 2014-2015 for Economics

Are you considering an Economics Major or Minor? 

Economics Department Goals and Student Learning Outcomes

The economics department's requirements, courses, and programs for its majors aim to address these goals.
Economics Department Goals

Academic Planning Form

All Economics Majors must complete the Academic Planning Form as early as possible after declaring their major and definately prior to seeing their 
advisor. The new eforms can be edited so that you can keep them up to date as your 
semesters progress. On this form you will list all the courses that you've taken and plan to take to satisfy the requirements for graduation. Before starting your work on this form, carefully review a copy of your current degree audit. If you have questions about your requirements or options, don't hesitate to ask your advisor or the department chair. Once you've completed the Academic Planning Form and submitted it electronically, both your advisor and the chair of the department will receive an email notification and be able to review your form. Be sure to make an appointment with your advisor if your intention is to have it reviewed. You want your course of action to be smooth towards graduation!
Note: clicking on the link below will open the form in another browser. You can go back to the Economics Department Website by clicking on the previous open browser.)

Academic Planning Form

Economics Advising Guide (for Economics Majors)

This guide provides an overview of the requirements that economics majors must complete before graduation. It discusses general university requirements; the choice of degree, ie. Liberal Arts (BA), Liberal Arts (BS), or Business (BBA); foreign language, foreign culture and GE requirements; and major requirements.
Economics Advising Guide

Credits in An Economics Major (A short guide)

Which courses are required in an economics major? How many credits of
upper-level economics electives do you have room to take?
Credits in the Economics Major

Economics Department Capstone

Every economics major is required to complete a capstone paper in the last year before graduation.
Capstone Goals and Standards
Capstone Planning Form

Double Major in Business Economics and Finance

Many economics majors choose to complete a double major in business economics and finance.  This guide summarizes the requirements for both majors, highlighting the potential overlap between the programs.
Double Major in Business Economics and Finance

Avoid Pitfalls on Your Way Toward Graduation!
Think about Your Graduation Date and Plan Ahead!

Fill out your Academic Planing Form. See your advisor if you need help with planning future semesters.
Read Carefully!
Economics Pitfalls to Graduation

Alumni Occupation Snapshot Fall 2014
This file shows a sample of the occupations and employers of some economics alumni who have graduated in the last ten years. The occupational mix in the sample might not be representative of all alumni, but it gives you some ideas about what economics majors have done after they graduated.

Economics Group Advising Meeting Fall 2014