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Business Economics - BA (49 hours total)

 

Overview

In the Business Economics major, students will learn critical thinking skills well rounded in the liberal arts tradition to be successful in providing solutions to problems found in business and life.  These skills include the ability to analyze existing systems or institutions, find economic data and other existing knowledge to apply it to a problem and form recommendations to enhance efficiency.

Degree Requirements

Foundation Courses

ACC 20364ACCOUNTING FOR BUSINESS OPERATIONS (4)

ECO 20163MACROECONOMICS (3)

ECO 20263MICROECONOMICS (3)

MAT 10643COLLEGE ALGEBRA (3)

OR

MAT 20043DISCRETE MATHEMATICS (3)

OR

MAT 20143BUSINESS MATHEMATICS (3)

MAT 20044INTRODUCTION TO STATISTICS (4)

OR

OAD 30763BUSINESS STATISTICS (4)

OR

OAD 31564QUANTITATIVE METHODS IN BUSINESS (3)

OAD 31664BUSINESS ETHICS (3)

MAT 20043 is recommended to fulfill foundation requirement. 

Required Major Courses

ECO 30163INTERMEDIATE MICROECONOMICS (3)

ECO 30363MONEY AND BANKING (3)

ECO 30463SPATIAL ECONOMICS (3)

ECO 33063ENTREPRENEURIAL ECONOMICS (3)

ECO 40664INVESTMENT FINANCE (3)

ECO 49003ECONOMICS OF MANAGERIAL DECISIONS (4)

ACC 20464FINANCING AND INVESTING ACTIVITIES (4)

FIN 30000FOUNDATIONS OF FINANCE (3)

OAD 30563MANAGEMENT (3)

Recommended Courses

ACC 30163COST ACCOUNTING (4)

ECO 40963INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS (3)

LAS 45570IDS: SPECIAL TOPICS: GLOBAL BUSINESS PERSPECTIVES (3)

SOC 10453INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY (3)

OR

SOC 26053CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY (3)

PSY 12053GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY (3)

Elective Concentrations Available:

Finance

Human Resources

Leadership and Management

Marketing

Career Opportunities

The Business Economics major highlights the decision making of people in a business -- entrepreneurs, managers, employees, executives, shareholders, etc. -- as well as the impact of those decisions on society.  Graduates will have solid oral and written communication skills coupled with the economic way of thinking that will provide them with the necessary skills to effectively impact their work and personal lives as well as their community and society.