Bachelor of Arts in Economics (325000BA)
You will earn a degree from a globally recognized business school where the programs are taught by an accomplished and dedicated faculty and are supported by a network of business executives. You can major in a wide variety of interesting disciplines that are attractive to prospective employers. As a graduate, you will have leadership and collaboration competencies and be a data savvy, globally aware, enterprise thinker.
College of Business Administration Undergraduate Programs
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|General Education Requirements||34|
|Additional Business Requirements||6-7|
|Additional Economics Requirements||30|
|Additional Credits for Graduation *||21-19|
Bachelor's degrees require a minimum of 120 credit hours for graduation.
Recommended General Education Courses
|Students pursuing a bachelor’s degree must complete three tiers of General Education coursework. Tiers I and II provide students with foundational skills and breadth of disciplinary knowledge. Tier III courses require students to integrate knowledge, understand diverse perspectives, and think critically about complex issues. Courses tagged for Tier III may also fulfill major or Disciplinary Area requirements.|
|Students are not required to enroll in the specific courses listed below. However, to facilitate successful degree completion, the academic department strongly encourages completion of the following recommendations.|
|Tier I: Academic Foundations||12|
Quantitative Reasoning: 3 credit hours
|Algebra for Calculus|
Speaking: 3 credit hours
|Introduction to Public Speaking|
|Effective Oral Communication|
Writing: 6 credit hours
|English Composition I|
|English Composition II|
|Tier II: Disciplinary Areas||22|
Arts/Humanities: 9 credit hours
Natural Sciences: 7 credit hours
Social Sciences: 6 credit hours
|Principles of Microeconomics|
|Tier III: Tagged Courses|
Select one class from each of the following subcategories:
|Economics of Natural Resources & the Environment|
|Labor Market and Social Policy|
|Urban Economics:Theory & Policy|
|Economics of Developing Countries|
Review the General Education Requirements page for detailed course listings.
Additional Business Requirements
|Required Business Courses|
|3450:210||Calculus with Business Applications||3-4|
|or 3450:221||Analytic Geometry-Calculus I|
|3250:201||Principles of Macroeconomics||3|
|Recommended Business Courses|
|College of Business Administration Success Seminar 1|
|Personal Leadership Skills|
Required for some 1st year students
|3250:325||Applied Econometrics I||3|
|3250:326||Applied Econometrics II||3|
|3250:496||Senior Project in Economics||2-3|
|or 3250:434||Labor Market Analysis and Evaluation|
|3470:261||Introductory Statistics I||2|
|3470:262||Introductory Statistics II||2|
|3250:xxx||Economics Electives 1||11|
Selecting courses from General Education Tier III is recommended.
Additional Economics Requirements
|Upper Level Electives (see notes below)||16|
101 Beginning Language I
102 Beginning Language II
201 Intermediate Language I
202 Intermediate Language II
Upper Level Elective Notes
- It is strongly recommended that students use upper level (300/400) electives to pursue a minor or second major. See department advisor for suggestions.
- General electives can be any course not already required by your major and upper-level (300/400) elective can be any course in or outside your major, excluding general education courses and workshops.
- Students who wish to follow a particular career-oriented track in their economic electives can do so from the following: Business Career Track, Banking & International Track, Public Policy Track, & Graduate School Track. Note that choosing a track is not required.
- Graduate School Track relates to professional degrees such as Law, MBA, or Public Policy as well as Economics.
- Those wishing to become professional economists through graduate work in economics (MA or Ph.D.) are encouraged to take more Calculus (e.g., 3450:221 Analytic Geometry-Calculus I, 3450:222 Analytic Geometry-Calculus II, 3450:223 Analytic Geometry-Calculus III) and further mathematics (e.g., 3450:312 Linear Algebra).
Graduation Requirements – Review DPR for Status
- 120 Credit Hours
- CBA residency = Last 15 credits earned in CBA
- Overall GPA = 2.3
- Major GPA = 2.0
- Business & Economics GPA = 2.0