Economics Major

The Department of Economics offers courses work in three areas of study - macroeconomic theory, microeconomic theory, and statistics and quantitative methods.

Foundation Skills:
ENGL 101 – College English I
ENGL 102 – College English II
COMM 111 – Public Speaking
MATH 111 or 112 – College Algebra or Pre-Calculus
General Education Requirements:
Fine Arts – 3 credits
Humanities Intro (Non-Philosophy) – 3 cr.
Natural Science (BIOL, PHYS, CHEM or GEOL) – 3 cr.
Issues & Perspective or Further Study Course (Non-Economics) – 3 cr.
Business College Requirements:

BADM 101 – Becoming a Business Student I – 1 cr.
BADM 102 – Becoming a Business Student II – 1 cr.
PSY 111 – General Psychology
Or, SOC 111 – Intro to Sociology – 3 cr. (choose one)
PHIL 105 – Critical Reasoning – 3 cr.
PHIL 306 – Business Ethics – 3 cr.

NOTE: These general education courses are specific to Business Students. Contact an advisor with questions.

Advanced Standing Requirements:

MATH 144 or 242 – Business Calculus or Calculus- 3 cr
ECON 231 – Business Statistics- 3 cr
ECON 232 – Statistical Software Applications- 1 cr
ECON 201 – Macroeconomics- 3 cr
ECON 202 – Microeconomics- 3cr
BADM 161 – Business Software: Word- 1 cr
BADM 162 – Business Software: Excel- 1 cr
BADM 163 – Business Software: Access & PowerPoint- 1 cr
ACCT 210 – Financial Accounting- 3 cr
ACCT 220 – Managerial Accounting- 3 cr

Business Core Requirements:

MKT 300 – Marketing- 3 cr
ENTR 310 – The Entrepreneurial Experience- 3 cr
IB 333 – International Business- 3 cr
FIN 340 – Financial Management I- 3 cr
DS 350 – Introduction to Production & Operations Management- 3 cr
MGMT 360 – Principles of Management- 3 cr
MIS 395 – Management Information Systems- 3 cr
BLAW 431 – Legal Environment of Business- 3 cr
MGMT 681 – Strategic Management- 3 cr

Economics Major Requirements:

ECON 301 – Intermediate Macroeconomics- 3 cr
ECON 302 – Intermediate Microeconomics- 3 cr

15 credits – Econ major electives

Specific Requirements For Economics:

9 credit hours of econ major electives must be in economics subject, 6 credit hours outside of economics available with advisor consent.

All majors must contain at least 12 unduplicated credit hours. All minors must contain at least 3 unduplicated credit hours.

Credits in co-op may not be counted toward the economics major.

ECON 201 and ECON 202 cannot be used to meet general education requirements for econ majors.

Economics Degree Completion Plan (PDF)