Disclaimer: The percentages listed below are calculated based on the grading information and assignment sections of publicly available syllabi. The information provided is an approximation on the types of assignments within each individual class and is not meant as an absolute interpretation of all the inherent activities in said class(es).

ECON 2100 - Economics for Everyone

Writing Required: 20% - 30%

This class contains a group assignment that requires some element of writing.

ECON 2105 - Principles of Macroeconomics

Writing Required: 10% - 85%

This class contains various writing assignment and exams that may comprise exclusively of multiple choice question or possess a short answer section.

ECON 2106 - Principles of Microeconomics

Writing Required: 10% - 20%

This class contains a group assignment and a term paper. 

ECON 3402 - Statistics for Business I

Writing Required: 0% - 75%

This class's overall grade primarily derives from exams. Most professors have exams comprised entirely of multiple choice questions, but some have exams with short answer questions.

ECON 3406 - Statistics for Business II

Writing Required: 0% - 10%

The grade in this class is derived primarily from multiple choice exams that require a scantron. Any other assignments, including quizzes, homework, or in-class assignments, may require some element of writing.

ECON 3410 - Macroeconomic Policy

Writing Required: 0% - 10%

The grade in this class is derived primarily from multiple choice exams that require a scantron. Any other assignments, including quizzes, homework, or in-class assignments, may require some element of writing.

ECON 3411 - Intermediate Microeconomics

Writing Required: 0% - 10%

The grade in this class is derived primarily from multiple choice exams that require a scantron. Any other assignments, including quizzes, homework, or in-class assignments, may require some element of writing.

ECON 3420 - Economic History of the United States

Writing Required: 80% - 90%

This class contains exams with short answer and essay questions and various writing assignments, such as essays based on the class's readings and an essay about a historic economic issue. 

ECON 3450 - Economics of Sports

Writing Required: 35% - 45%

This class contains various writing assignments, such as essays

ECON 3458 - Economic Anthropology

Writing Required: 55% - 65%

This class contains various projects that will require some element of writing.

ECON 3460 - Forecasting

Writing Required: 0% - 10%

The grade in this class is derived primarily from multiple choice exams that require a scantron. Any other assignments, including quizzes, homework, or in-class assignments, may require some element of writing.

ECON 3480 - Environmental and Natural Resource Economics

Writing Required: 15% - 25%

This class contains a short paper as well as a project.

ECON 3490 - Ethical, Moral, and Philosophical Foundations of Capitalism

Writing Required: 20% - 30%

This class contains a paper as well as oral communication component in form of a presentation and debate. Preparation for the oral component requires an element of writing in the form of a script and/or research notes.

ECON 4410 - Money and Banking

Writing Required: 75% - 85%

This class's overall grade is derived from daily assignments, which are comprised of short essays, surveys, and short answer quizzes.

ECON 4420 - Labor Economics

Writing Required: 70% - 80%

This class contains exams with short answer and essay questions as well as a finance issue paper.

ECON 4440 - Public Finance

Writing Required: 70% - 80%

This class contains exams with short answer and essay questions as well as a finance issue paper.

ECON 4450 - International Economics

Writing Required: 10% - 15%

This class contains an article assignment and presentations, which will require some element of writing in the form of a script and/or notes for preparation.

ECON 4470 - Comparative Economic Systems

Writing Required: 75% - 85%

This class contains various writing assignments, such as essays and the written portion of projects

ECON 4475 - Introduction to Econometrics and Analytics

Writing Required: 25% - 40%

This class contains a research paper and other assignments. 

ECON 4484 - Seminar in Economics

Writing Required: 10% - 20%

This class contains a presentation that will require some element of writing in the form of a script and/or notes in preparation.

ECON 4485 - Special Topics in Economics

Writing Required: 20% - 45%

This class contains a paper and a presentation that will require some element of writing in the form of a script and/or notes in preparation.

Classes Without Information:

(Currently, these classes do not have publicly-accessible syllabi available for review.)

ECON 3400 - Consumer Economics

ECON 3425 - Economic Geography

ECON 3440 - History of Economic Thought

ECON 4415 - Health Economics

ECON 4480 - Urban and Regional Economics

ECON 4481 - Independent Study in Economics

ECON 4486 - Internship in Economics