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Economics Degree Program

With the massive increase in the availability of data and tools to turn that data into useful information the analytical and technical skills developed in Economics are crucial for your future. Economics also develops your problem solving skills. All of these abilities are high priorities for careers, not just jobs, of the future. 

Typical employment after graduation is in insurance, securities, and banking industries. Other areas of employment where analytic skills are a priority are also common employment opportunities. For those who want to further develop these skills mathematics study is crucial and is one of the options in the major.

Course Requirements

Business (General)

Course NumberCredit HoursCourse Title
LAS 1063-xx3Liberal Arts Seminar
ENGL 11133Composition I
ENGL 12133Composition II
ENGL ____3Literature: World: 2513/2603
Western: 2103/2203 - or -  
Classics: 2004H/2114H
REL ____3Intro to Biblical Literature - or -
Intro to World Religions
HIST ____3U.S. History: 1003/1103 (1113I – Survey for int’l students) 
Modern Language6May be satisfied by competency waiver
3*Philosophy/Ethics: ___________
POLS 10033Government In America (1013 Comparative Politics for int’l students)
MATH ____3
SCI 1003/10414Methods of Science Inquiry and Lab
PSYC 1113
SOC 2013 - or -
ECON 2113
3Social Science
ARTS ____3
** Additional Areas6Cross Cultural Study: Intro to World Religions or World Lit Modern Service Learning: _______________

* This requirement may be satisfied by a required business core course.
** May not require additional courses

Business Core (59 Hours)

Course NumberCredit HoursCourse Title
IT 10033Computers in Society
IT 31333Management Information Systems
MGMT 10011Business Connection
MGMT 10021Sophomore Business Connection
MGMT 20233Business Research & Communication
MGMT 22133Business Law
MGMT 22233Business Ethics (fulfills Philosophy/Ethics requirement)
MGMT 31233Principles of Mgmt & Organizations
MGMT 32133Human Resource Management
FIN 30233Business Finance
ACCT 21133Financial Accounting
ACCT 22133Managerial Accounting
ECON 20133Principles of Macroeconomics
ECON 21133Principles of Microeconomics
ECON 21233Business Statistics (fulfills Math requirement)
ECON 2423 - or -
MATH 2004
3Incremental Analysis and Optimization Calculus & Analytical Geometry
ECON 30133International Economic Policies
ECON 35133Applied Statistics
MKTG 30133Marketing Principles
MGMT 45733International Business Strategy (fulfills Capstone requirement)
PHRH 11033Public Speaking (1103I – for international students)

Economics Requirements (21 Hours)

Course NumberCredit HoursCourse Title
ECON 32133Microeconomics
ECON 33133Macroeconomics
ECON ____6Any two upper-level, advisor-approved economics electives
____6Second Field*
____3One approved upper-tier elective

* This consists of two upper-level courses from one of these fields: accounting, finance, foreign languages, history, marketing, management, mathematics (MATH 2104 or higher), political science, psychology, or sociology. Students interested in graduate school are advised to complete MATH 2104 and 3003.

Electives (Number of hours will vary)

Total Program Hours: 124

EACH STUDENT ENROLLED IN THE SCHOOL IS RESPONSIBLE FOR BEING AWARE OF AND MEETING ALL OF THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE DEGREE PROGRAM. EACH STUDENT SHOULD MAINTAIN A PERSONAL RECORD OF THE PROGRESS TOWARD THE DEGREE.

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