Economics (B.S.)

Admission Requirements

Transfer or uncommitted students must have a minimum GPA of 2.0 in previous college credits.

Program Requirements

Intellectual Foundations Requirements
33-39 credit hours33-39
Economics Major Requirements (39-45 credit hours)
Required Courses (27 credit hours)
BUS 312FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING3
ECO 201PRINCIPLES OF MACROECONOMICS3
ECO 202PRINCIPLES OF MICROECONOMICS3
ECO 305STATISTICS FOR ECONOMICS3
ECO 307INTERMEDIATE MICROECONOMICS3
ECO 308INTERMEDIATE MACROECONOMICS3
ECO 424ECONOMETRICS3
ECO 490SENIOR SEMINAR3
MAT 126APPLIED CALCULUS I4
or MAT 161 CALCULUS I
Concentrations (12-18 credit hours)
Select one of the following concentrations: 112-18
All College Electives
36-48 credit hours36-48
Total Credit Hours120

It is strongly recommended that students who plan to pursue a Ph.D. in economics also complete, as a minimum, MAT 161, MAT 162, and MAT 202. 

Applied Economics Concentration

ECO 320MANAGERIAL ECONOMICS3
or ECO 325 INDUSTRIAL ORGANIZATION
ECO 405HISTORY OF ECONOMIC THOUGHT3
Select at least 6 credit hours from the following:6
LABOR ECONOMICS
ECONOMICS OF LABOR RELATIONS
WOMEN IN THE ECONOMY
MONEY AND BANKING
URBAN ECONOMICS
PUBLIC FINANCE
THE ECONOMICS OF ENERGY AND THE ENVIRONMENT
INTRODUCTION TO THE ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF LAW
INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS
COMPARATIVE ECONOMIC SYSTEMS
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
REGIONAL ECONOMIC ANALYSIS
INTERNSHIP (3-12)
SPECIAL PROJECT (1-3)
INDEPENDENT STUDY (3-12)
INTERNATIONAL FINANCE
PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMIC GEOGRAPHY
Total Credit Hours12

Financial Economics Concentration

BUS 313MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING3
ECO 304MONEY AND BANKING3
FIN 314CORPORATION FINANCE3
Select at least 9 credit hours from the following:9
INTERNSHIP (3-12)
SPECIAL PROJECT (1-3)
INDEPENDENT STUDY (3-12)
ESTATE PLANNING
TECHNICAL ANALYSIS OF FINANCIAL MARKETS
INTERNATIONAL FINANCE
INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT
CASES IN CORPORATION FINANCE
ADVANCED CORPORATION FINANCE
DERIVATIVE SECURITIES
BOND MARKETS
MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS
Total Credit Hours18