Economics Advisement FAQ

Departmental Advisement FAQ

Scheduling an Appointment

The College of Arts and Sciences Advisement Center is putting the following safety preventative measures in place to ensure the health of our staff and students during COVID-19 (  All advisement appointments will be handled virtually. Arts & Sciences Advisors are available to you during this difficult time. Our full schedule will be appointments, no walk-ins. Appointments will still be the normal 30 minutes sessions. When scheduling an appointment in LoboAchieve, please indicate the following: 

  1. Method of appointment- Select from Skype Call or Phone Call.
  2. Skype Call- In order to do a skype call, you will need to download SKYPE FOR BUSINESS at this link. You can download this to your computer or from your cellular device app store. You will need to login with your UNM netid and password.
  3. Phone Call- If it is necessary for you to have a phone call appointment, please provide us with your phone number. We will call you at the time of the scheduled appointment from a blocked number.  
  4. Reason for your appointment  
    • Holds on account 
    • Class schedule 
    • Registration questions 
    • Other (Please give a brief explanation of the reason for the appointment)  


Current students may check their Registration Hold(s) on LoboWeb:

  • Log-in to using your UNM Net ID and Password
  • Select the Student Life Tab
  • Click on LoboWeb
  • Click on Registration & Records
  • Click on Registration (Add/Drop), Course Search, Check for Holds
  • Check My Registration Status
  • Choose Term

Admissions Hold: Contact Admissions at 277-8900

Bursar Hold: Contact Bursar at 277-5363

New Student Learning/ Graduation Planning: If you have a hold for Graduation Planning or New Student Learning Workshops, online versions of these will be emailed to you. If you have a Department Orientation hold, your advisor will contact you about how to resolve that via distance. Please monitor your UNM email for updates.

Registration Errors and Restricted Sections

Check the catalog for prerequisite and/or co-requisite courses at

Economics MOPS Courses

  • The Economics Department has several sections of classes that are reserved for MOPS students. Please make sure you are not selecting a MOPS section unless you are a student completing your entire major and minor online.
  • Economics courses that have MOPS sections are listed on
  • If you are not MOPS student, you cannot register for these sections.

ECON451 Independent Study and ECON499 Senior Honor Thesis require instructor permission.

Degree Planning

To view BA sample degree visit:

To view BA and minor Coursework Requirements visit here

Economics is an interdisciplinary degree, please schedule an appointment to discuss interests and courses.

Other Information

Cross-Listed Course

  • ECON395 Feminist Economics (when offered) is also cross-listed with AMST395 and WMST395.

Miscellaneous Information

With any questions or concerns regarding the Economics major, minor, or coursework, please email

The BA Economics degree does require a minor and one should be declared by the time the Mandatory Department Orientation is placed on student’s account.

ECON395 Seminar in Current Economic Issues is a Winter Break study abroad option to Nepal where students gain experiential learning experience that combines hands-on research, hands-on community service-learning projects, and eco-adventure. For more information, click here.

New Important Economics Major Course Numbers

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