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2022-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2024 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business Economics

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Bachelor of Arts 

This major is designed for the student who expects to be working in the business or government sectors of the economy, but wishes to take advantage of liberal arts courses in philosophy, humanities, and social sciences to acquire the flexibility necessary to succeed in new situations and to master new information. This concentration differs from the concentration in economics in the breadth of knowledge required of functional business fields and in the areas of application of economic analysis.

Required Courses

  1.   3 Credits
  2.   3 Credits
  3.   3 Credits
  4.   3 Credits
  5.   4 Credits
  6.   3 Credits
  7.   (3 Credits) OR   (3 Credits) OR   (4 Credits)
  8. MTH 217 - Introduction to Statistics  OR MTH 325 - Probability Theory and Mathematical Statistics I  
  9.   3 Credits
  10. FIN 113 Data Applications for Business   3 Credits  
  11. FIN 207 - Managerial Finance I  3 Credits
  12.   3 Credits

Beyond the required courses, business economics majors shall choose an additional four courses from among the department’s upper-division electives, at least one of which shall be: ECN 321 - Labor-Management Relations, ECN 322 - Collective Bargaining, ECN 412 - Managerial Economics, ECN 451 - Industrial Organization and/or ECN 352 - Business, Government, and Society. In addition, at least one of the four must be a 400-level economics course.

Please Note:

Academic programs vary in their requirements. Students should consult with their faculty advisor and the Academic Guidebook to review the Academic Planning Form pertinent to their program of study. In addition, students should review course descriptions regarding any prerequisites for required courses. Graduation requirements include a minimum of 120 credit hours, although some academic programs may require additional credits. Please refer to the Academic Resources   section of the catalog for more information. Information regarding the Core Curriculum is available within each course and online. 

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