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Economics, B.S.

Economics examines the difficult choices that society, business enterprises, the public sector, and individuals must make to distribute resources. It also deals with explaining and forecasting how an economy will perform, and it provides analytical tools for determining the attractiveness of industries, markets and behaviors that will maximize profits.

Prerequisites

All students are expected to be proficient in word processing, spreadsheets, electronic communications, and information retrieval on the Internet. All students are encouraged to take BUS 101: Connect for Success.

Total Program: 78 semester hours

The following must be completed before enrolling in 300 or 400 level ACCT, BUS, ECON, or MGMT courses:

Foundational Courses: 30 semester hours

Code Course Title Units
ACCT 201 Fundamentals of Accounting I 4
ACCT 202 Fundamentals of Accounting II 4
BUS 200 Information Technology 2
BUS 242 Achieving Professional Success 4
BUS 270 Business Statistics 4
ECON 220 Economic Analysis I 4
ECON 221 Economic Analysis II 4
BUS 272 Introduction to Operations Management 4

Core Requirements: 48 semester hours

Code Course Title Units
BUS 330 Business Finance 4
BUS 410 Management Information Systems 4
ECON 320 Intermediate Macroeconomics 4
ECON 321 Intermediate Microeconomics 4
ECON 323 Money and Banking 4
ECON 325 International Economics 4
ECON 327 Public Finance and Fiscal Policy 4
ECON 371 Econometrics 4
ECON 499 Senior Project 4
  12 additional semester hours in 300-400 level BUS, ECON, or approved MGMT courses 4,4,4