Economics - Bachelor of Business Administration

This program is especially suitable for students who find economics interesting and who intend, perhaps without additional formal education beyond the Bachelor degree, to take jobs in business or government. This degree prepares you for a wide variety of jobs including those leading eventually to positions of executive responsibility. It is also appropriate for those who may choose to seek a Master of Business Administration degree after graduation.  It is also a great degree for someone interested in pursuing a career as a lawyer.

In addition to completing general education common core, College of Business foundation and business core, Viewing a Wider World requirements, and general electives (see above), every candidate for the bachelor of business administration in economics must complete each of these courses with a grade of C- or better:

ECON 251GPrinciples of Macroeconomics3
ECON 252GPrinciples of Microeconomics3
A ST 251GStatistics for Business and the Behavioral Sciences (or equivalent)3
or A ST 311 Statistical Applications
MATH 142GCalculus for the Biological and Management Sciences3
or MATH 191G Calculus and Analytic Geometry I

Major Course Requirement

Every candidate must earn a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 in the following courses:

Major Courses
ECON 304Money and Banking3
ECON 311Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory3
ECON 312Intermediate Microeconomic Theory3
ECON 405Introductory Econometrics3
ECON 489Senior Economics Seminar3
Electives in Economics, Upper-Division
Select at least 9 credits from 300 or 400 level economics courses including three credit hours from the following:9
Public Finance3
Labor Economics3
Managerial Economics3
International Economics3
Mathematical Economics3
Total Credits24