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B.A. Degree in Economics

B.A. Degree in Economics

Description
To receive the B.A. Degree in Economics, the student must meet the minimum university requirements and specific requirements for the program. Completion of 120 credits is required for this degree which includes the Liberal Arts and Sciences Core (42 credits).

Core Requirements ( 21 credits )

ECON 202 Principles of Economics I: Micro (3)
ECON 204 Principles of Economics II: Macro (3)
ECON 302 Intermediate Microeconomic Theory (3)
ECON 304 Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory (3)
ECON 370 Quantitative Economic Analysis (3)
ECON 425 International Trade and Finance (3)
ECON 498 Economics Seminar (3)

Related Requirements ( 6 credits )

In addition to the listed courses, students must take six elective credits in Accounting or Computer Science. Students planning to do graduate work in Economics are encouraged to take additional mathematics courses.

ACCT 230 Principles of Accounting I (3)
COMM 100 Speech Communication (3)
CSIS 103 Computer Concepts and Applications (3)
ENGL 387 Technical Report Writing (3)
MATH 229 Topics in Calculus (3)
MATH 234 Introduction to Probability and Statistics (3)

Electives

Fifteen additional elective credits in Economics courses are required. ECON 100 and 300 may not be used as electives for Economic majors. Select from the following:

ECON 305 The Economics of Poverty, Discrimination, and Inequality (3)
ECON 315 Government and Business (3)
ECON 320 Money and Banking (3)
ECON 350 Public Finance (3)
ECON 390 Topics in Economics (1-3)
ECON 415 Industrial Organization and Public Policy (3)
ECON 416 Labor Economics (3)
ECON 469 Internship (1-12)
ECON 492 Individual Study in Economics (1-3)

Emphasis in Business Economics

Program Requirements ( 27 credits )

ECON 202 Principles of Economics I: Micro (3)
ECON 204 Principles of Economics II: Macro (3)
ECON 302 Intermediate Microeconomic Theory (3)
ECON 304 Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory (3)
ECON 315 Government and Business (3) or
ECON 415 Industrial Organization and Public Policy (3)
ECON 320 Money and Banking (3)
ECON 370 Quantitative Economic Analysis (3)
ECON 425 International Trade and Finance (3)
ECON 498 Economics Seminar (3)

Related Requirements ( 6 credits )

In addition to the listed courses, students must also take six elective credits in Accounting or Computer Science. Students planning to do graduate work in Economics are encouraged to take additional mathematics courses.

ACCT 230 Principles of Accounting I (3)
ACCT 231 Principles of Accounting II (3)
ACCT 304 Legal Environment of Business (3)
COMM 100 Speech Communication (3)
CSIS 103 Computer Concepts and Applications (3)
ENGL 387 Technical Report Writing (3)
FINC 340 Financial Management (3)
MATH 229 Topics in Calculus (3)
MATH 234 Introduction to Probability and Statistics (3)
MGMT 360 Principles of Management (3)
MGMT 370 Management Information Systems (3)
MKTG 310 Principles of Marketing (3)

Restricted Electives ( 9 credits )

Students must complete nine elective credits in Economics. ECON 100 does not count as an elective.