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Economics and History Programme

Mathematics in 11th and 12th is compulsory for this major. Students will have to do 9 courses each in Economics and History. All Economics courses are those which are compulsory courses for Economics Major. Detailed descriptions of history courses can be seen here.

Major Requirements

As with any interdisciplinary major, students need to complete 116 credits for the Economics and History major. Within these 116 credits, students need to complete eight courses in Economics as described below. The foundation course requirements for this major are as given in the pure Economics major page (https://www.ashoka.edu.in/economics/ecomajor).  

For the History course requirements in this major, please contact the relevant requirement.

The details of the courses in Economics are as follows.

  • A mandatory core of 4 courses (Introduction to Economics, Mathematics for Economics, Microeconomics 1, Macroeconomics 1)
  • Two options for the other 4 courses
    1. Option A (Theory): Microeconomics 2, Macroeconomics 2 and any two other 2nd or 3rd year courses subject to prerequisites
    2. Option B (Empirical): Statistics for Economics, Econometrics and any two other 2nd or 3rd year courses subject to prerequisites
Sample Curriculum Structure

Semester I

Semester II

Semester III

Semester IV

Semester Vter V

Semester VI

Introduction to Critical Thinking

Foundation Course 4

Foundation Course 6

Foundation Course 8

Economics Elective Course I

Economics Elective Course 2

Foundation Course 1

Foundation Course 5

Foundation Course 7

History 1

History 3

History 6

Foundation Course 2

Introduction To Economics

Microeconomic Theory I

History 2

History 4

History 7

Foundation Course 3

Math for Economics

Macroeconomic Theory I

Econometrics

History 5

History 8

 

Statistics for Economics

 
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