Economics

 

Bachelor of Art in Economics: General Track


The General Economics Track provides a thorough understanding of the economy, prepares students for immediate employment in analytically demanding professions, and prepares students for graduate study in academic and professional programs.

Program of Study

A. General Requirements

Core Areas A, B, C, D, and E - 42 hours

Area F - 18 hours

  • ECON 2105 - Principles of Macroeconomics
  • ECON 2106 - Principles of Microeconomics
  • MATH 2200 - Elementary Statistics
  • MATH 1950 - Applied Math or MATH 1161 - Calculus I
Six credit hours from one of the following areas:
Accounting
  • ACCT 2101 - Principles of Financial Accounting
  • ACCT 2102 - Principles of Managerial Accounting
Mathematics
  • MATH 2072 - Calculus II
  • MATH 2083 - Calculus III
Information Technology
  • CSCI 1150 – Fundamentals of the Internet and World Wide Web
  • ITEC 1310 – Programming in Visual Basic

Physical Education - 3 hours

First-Year Seminar 1 hour

B. Major Field Courses - 33 hours

  • ECON 3050 - Intermediate Macroeconomics
  • ECON 3060 - Intermediate Microeconomics
  • ECON 3700 – Econometrics
  • ECON 4900 - Economic Methods and Senior Thesis
Twenty one credit hours drawn from at least three of the following categories:
Global
  • ECON 3100 - Multinational Economic Enterprises
  • ECON 4400 - Seminar in Third World Economic Development
  • ECON 4450 – Comparative Economics
Quantitative
  • ECON 3600 - Mathematical Economics
  • ECON 3800 - Quantitative Consumer Research
Applied
  • ECON 3470 - Economics of Health
  • ECON 3500 - Managerial Economics
  • ECON 4451 - Industrial Organization
  • ECON 4460 - Economic Analysis of the Law
  • ECON 5400U - Economics of Labor
Financial
  • ECON 3230- Finance
  • ECON 4100 - Financial Economics: Portfolio Analysis
  • ECON 4150 - Money and Capital Markets
  • ECON 3300 - Money and Banking
Public Policy and Economic History
  • ECON 3450 - Environmental Economics
  • ECON 4410 - Regional Economics
  • ECON 4500 - Public Finance
  • ECON 4550 - Public Choice
  • ECON 5630U - Economic History of the US
Internships and Specialized Courses
  • ECON 3950 - Research in Economics
  • ECON 3960 - Research in International Economics
  • ECON 4520, -30, -40 - Internship (with permission of department head)(maximum of
  • one internship may count toward degree)

C. Related Field Courses - 9 hours

  • ITEC 1050 - Introduction to Computer Concepts or CSCI 1060 - Computer Concepts and Applications

Six credit hours of upper division courses from the following fields:
anthropology, economics, geography, information technology, mathematics, philosophy,
political science, psychology, or sociology

SEE ALSO

Course Plan pdf