Special Departmental Policies
AP Credits. The Department of Economics does not give AP credit for ECON 101 or ECON 102. Whenever the department lists ECON 101 or ECON 102 as a prerequisite, the department does not accept AP credit as a substitute.
Each Career Guide highlights curriculum requirements, as well as skills and abilities that may be developed and applied through each course of study. To complement the academic information, a range of interesting occupational opportunities are listed as a starting point for considering how academic experiences may translate to professional work settings. The Career Guide series represents a collaborative effort between The Career Center and numerous academic units.
Students interested in a major in Economics should consult an economics department advisor. Appointments are scheduled online at www.lsa.umich.edu/econ/undergraduatestudy/majoradvising. Students are urged to consult with a department advisor each term before selecting courses for the following term.
Economics Undergraduate Office. The undergraduate office is located at 243 Lorch Hall, (734) 763-9242. The Student Services Assistant for the economics undergraduate program is available to answer questions about requirements for the major, course offerings, wait-list procedures, career/job information, economics networking program, and other matters concerning the undergraduate program.
The Michigan Economics Society, 154 Lorch Hall, (734) 763-5318, is the organization for undergradu-ate students interested in Economics. MES provides informational meetings about careers for economics graduates, informal talks by faculty members, and social events. Undergraduate students are en-couraged to join MES and avail themselves of its many services.
The Michigan Journal of Economics is the oldest undergraduate economics journal in the country. It publishes outstanding undergraduate economics papers from the University of Michigan and other universities around the world in its annual academic journal. The staff of the journal meets once per week to discuss the merits of papers which have been submitted, and engages in editing and publication activities. e-mail: email@example.com
MITRE is the exciting new intellectual hub of the Department of Economics. Established in 2012 by a gift from a generous alumnus, MITRE will be promoting instructional excellence and research accomplishments for economics faculty and students at the University of Michigan.
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