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2016-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
2016-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Economics, Law and Economics Track, B.A.

Rockhurst University Economics Department

The Law and Economics Track prepares students seeking careers in advocacy, policy formulation and lobbying, government agencies and organizations, as well as those seeking to further their studies in Law School and other graduate programs in the Social Sciences. This track represents a flourishing area of economics due to the commanilities between economics and the study of law and policy. Both fields are intricately tied to issues of justice, responsibility, the roots and consequences of crime in society, government intervention, and the economics of the legal order.

Upper Division Requirements:

Students must complete 12 additional hours of upper-division, department-identified courses for this track. These courses include but are not limited to:

Related Upper-division Coursework:

  • (3)
  • Plus nine additional hours of related upper-division courses to be chosen under the direction of the major advisor.


Some prerequisites are required for certain upper-division courses and must be taken prior to taking the upper-division courses required for the major.