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Majors and More

Majors and More

College of Business Administration

Bachelor of Arts in Economics

Economics provides students with an analytical training that is a valuable asset in any career. Many graduates enter the workforce directly and find employment in such diverse areas as banking and finance, management, government service, labor relations, policy research, sports management, consulting, journalism, and marketing. Other students use economics as a foundation for graduate programs in law, business, economics, and policy studies.

General Education Courses

  • ACAD 101
  • Principles of the Learning Academy
  • 1

Critical Skills

Writing and Critical Thinking

  • WRIT 101
  • Composition
  • 3
  • and
  • CRTW 201
  • Critical Reading, Thinking, Writing
  • 3

Quantitative Skills

  • MATH 105
  • Calculus for Managerial and Life Sciences
  • 3
  • or
  • Math 201
  • Calculus I
  • 4

Technology                                                                                                                                                     3

  • CSCI 101
  • Introduction to Computers and Information Processing
  • 1.5
  • and
  • CSCI 101B
  • Microsoft Excel
  • .5
  • and
  • CSCI 101C
  • Microsoft Access
  • .5
  • and either
  • CSCI 101A
  • Using Microsoft Windows, Frontpage and Powerpoint
  • .5
  • or
  • CSCI 101P
  • Introduction to C++ Programming
  • .5

Oral Communication

  • WRIT 465
  • Preparation of Oral & Written Reports
  • 3

Logic/Language/Semiotics

  • QMTH 205
  • Applied Statistics I
  • 3
  • and
  • QMTH 206
  • Applied Statistics II
  • 3

Skills for Common Experience and Thinking Across Disciplines

Developing Critical Skills and Applying them to Disciplines

  • Social Science
  • 6 hours met in major with ECON 215 and 216
  • 0
  • See approved list ; may not use ECON designator
  • 3
  • Humanities and Arts
  • See approved list ; must include 2 designators
  • 6
  • Natural Science
  • See approved list ; must include a lab science
  • 7
  • Intensive Writing
  • Met with WRIT 465 above
  • 0
  • Constitution Requirement
  • See approved list ; may be met in another area
  • 0-3

Economics Courses

  • Core Courses
  • 30
  • ECON 215
  • Principles of Microeconomics
  • 3
  •  
  • ECON 216
  • Principles of Macroeconomics
  • 3
  •  
  • ECON 315
  • Microeconomic Analysis
  • 3
  •  
  • ECON 316
  • Macroeconomic Analysis
  • 3
  •  
  • Six courses from: ECON above 299
  • 18
  • Minor
  • 15-24
  • Electives
  • 16-35

Total

  • 124

For additional degree requirements, please visit the Degree Requirements page.

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