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ECONOMICS.

B.S. Degree in Business Administration
(Economics Concentration)
Minor in Economics

Economics Concentration - Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BS)

 

 

minor in economics

 

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CAREERS FOR ECONOMICS MAJORS.

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Curriculum

Required Courses for Economics Concentration
Required Courses for Economics Concentration

ACC 1901, 1902 Principles of Accounting I,II

6

ECON 1901, 1902 Principles of Macroeconomics, Principles of Microeconomics

6

ECON 2101 Business and Economic Statistics                     
OR 
MGT 1902 Business Data Analytics

3

FIN 2535 Managerial Finance

3

IS 2501 Management Information Systems

3

MGT 2453 or 2454 Business Law I or II

3

MGT 2501 Principles of Management

3

MGT 2563 Operations Management

3

MGT 2566 Business Ethics

3

MGT 3990 Strategic Management

3

MGT 4401 Experiential Business Learning

3

MKT 2501 Principles of Marketing

3

ECONOMICS CONCENTRATION               
ECON 2401 Comparative Economic Systems               
ECON 2901 Money & Banking               
ECON 3401 Environmental Economics               
ECON 3901 International Economics 
Electives in Business at 2000 level or above

18

 

Total:

60

Required Courses for Minor
Required Courses for Minor

The minor in Economics is offered for majors in all disciplines. Approval should be obtained from both a major advisor and a Business School advisor.

For Business Administration Majors:

ECON 1901, 1902 Principles of Macroeconomics, Principles of Microeconomics

6

Four Electives chosen from: 
• ECON 2101 Business and Economic Statistics 
• ECON 2401 Comparative Economic Systems 
• ECON 2901 Money & Banking 
• ECON 3101 Intermediate Macroeconomics 
• ECON 3201 Intermediate Microeconomics 
• ECON 3401 Environmental Economics 
• ECON 3901 International Economics 
• ECON 4301 Independent Study in Economics

12

 

Total:

18


For Non-Business Majors:

ECON 1901, 1902 Principles of Macroeconomics, Principles of Microeconomics

6

Four Electives chosen from: 
• ECON 2101 Business and Economic Statistics 
• ECON 2401 Comparative Economic Systems 
• ECON 2901 Money & Banking 
• ECON 3101 Intermediate Macroeconomics 
• ECON 3201 Intermediate Microeconomics 
• ECON 3401 Environmental Economics 
• ECON 3901 International Economics 
• ECON 4301 Independent Study in Economics

12

 

Total:

18

Course Descriptions
Course Descriptions

1901 PRINCIPLES OF MACROECONOMICS  (3 hours)
A study in the foundations of economic analysis, national income accounting, economic growth, and the public sector, with emphasis on macroeconomics.

1902 PRINCIPLES OF MICROECONOMICS (3 hours)
A study of markets, the price systems and allocation of resources, distribution of income, international economy, and perspectives on economic change, with emphasis on microeconomics.

2000 TOPICS IN ECONOMICS (3 hours)
An investigaion of a selected topic of major importance in the field of economics.

2101 BUSINESS AND ECONOMIC STATISTICS (3 hours)
A study of statistical techniques in business and economics, including collection and presentation of business and economic data, measures of control tendencies, dispersion, index numbers, probability, sampling distributions and test of hypotheses. Prerequisite: completion of the Mathematics General Education Requirement (MATH 1132 is highly recommended).

2105 ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT (3 hours)
A survey of third world regions and countries, their economic growth and development. (Offered only in Evening and Graduate Studies) Prerequisite: ECON 1903E.

2401 COMPARATIVE ECONOMICS SYSTEMS (3 hours)
A study of contemporary economic systems, including capitalism, socialism, and mixed economies. Theoretical foundations of capitalism and socialism are considered, as are actual institutions found in contemporary economies.

2901 MONEY & BANKING (3 hours)
A survey of the monetary and banking systems of the United States, to include problems of money and prices, organization and functioning of commercial banking and the Federal Reserve System, monetary standards, monetary policy, and credit control. Prerequisite: ECON 1901 & 1902.

3101 INTERMEDIATE MACROECONOMIC THEORY (3 hours)
A study of the theories of determination, fluctuation, and distribution of national income, with emphasis on employment, money supply, interest rates, price level, and public policy. Prerequisite: ECON 1901 & 1902.

3201 INTERMEDIATE MICROECONOMIC THEORY (3 hours)
Astudy of the theory of firms, to include choice and demand, production and supply, perfect and imperfect competition, and pricing the factors of production. Prerequisites: ECON 1901 & 1902.

3401 ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS (3 hours)
An examination of decision-making approaches to environmental resources with emphasis placed on the welfare analysis technique utilized in economics. The topic is presented in light of the economic theories of public goods, market failures, externalities, and economic value. Cost-benefit analysis is incorporated into the study as are alternative methods for valuing environmental resources and human welfare. Prerequisite: ECON 1902.

3901 INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS (3 hours)
A comprehensive analysis of the forces determining international trade, finance, and commercial policy. Prerequisite: ECON 1901 & 1902.

4101 SEMINAR IN ECONOMICS (1-3 hours)
A course designed to afford the student with a minor or a concentration in Economics an opportunity to study an area that is not fully covered in a standard economics course. This is a seminar-style course that requires independent reading, presentations, and open class discussion. Prerequisites: ECON 1901 & 1902 and permissions of Instructor.

4301 INDEPENDENT STUDY IN ECONOMICS (1-3 hours)
A self-directed study following a contractual plan initiated by the student and accepted by the staff. Prerequisites: ECON 1901 & 1902.