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  Dec 16, 2017
 
2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Economics Major (Business Administration), BS in Business Administration – Traditional Option


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The economics major provides an opportunity to apply the theoretical and analytical rigor of basic managerial and macroeconomic tools to contemporary issues in economics and business. Students choose from a traditional option (24 hours in economics), a collateral option (complementary coursework in finance, mathematics, or statistics), or a dual concentration in international business. Electives, as well as major coursework under the traditional option, consider topics such as business/industrial organization and public finance, as well as international, quantitative, monetary, regional/urban, environmental, labor, and health economics. Majors pursue careers in the traditional business disciplines, consulting, all levels of government service, and a variety of other fields. The program provides excellent training for graduate work in economics, business, public policy, and law. Students planning to pursue graduate study in economics should elect the quantitative economics and mathematics collateral option.

uTrack Requirements (for students entering Fall 2013 or later)

Universal Tracking (uTrack) is an academic monitoring system designed to help students stay on track for timely graduation. In order to remain on track, students must complete the minimum requirements for each tracking semester, known as milestones. Milestones include successful completion of specified courses and/or attainment of a minimum GPA. uTrack requirements only affect full-time, degree-seeking students who first entered Fall 2013 or later. uTrack does not apply to transfer students who enter prior to Fall 2015.

Requirements for the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration • Economics Major • Traditional Option


Term 1 Hours Milestone Notes
1,2ENGL 101 * or ENGL 118 * 3 2.5 cumulative GPA
3Intermediate Foreign Language * 3  
4MATH 123 *, MATH 141 *, or MATH 147 * 3-4  
3Natural Sciences Electives * 3-4  
3Social Sciences Elective * 3  
Term 2
CMST 210 *, CMST 217 *, CMST 240 *, or CMST 247 * 3 2.5 cumulative GPA
1,2ENGL 102 * 3  
3Intermediate Foreign Language * 3  
4MATH 125 *, MATH 142 * or MATH 148 * 3-4  
3Natural Sciences Electives * 3-4  
Term 3
ACCT 200  or ACCT 207   3 ACCT 200  
3Arts and Humanities Elective * 3 ECON 201 *
ECON 201 * or ECON 207 * 4 MATH 125 * or MATH 141 *
ENGL 255 *, ENGL 257 *, or ENGL 295 * 3  
5Unrestricted Elective 3  
Term 4
3Arts and Humanities Elective * 3 CMST 210 * or CMST 240 *
BUAD 242   2 ENGL 255 * or ENGL 295 *
MGT 201   3 MATH 123 * or MATH 142 *
STAT 201 * or STAT 207 * 3 STAT 201 *
5Unrestricted Elective 3  
Term 5
BUAD 331 , BUAD 332   4 BUAD 242  
BUAD 341 , BUAD 342   4  
ECON 311   3  
Economics Elective (300-level) 3  
5Unrestricted Elective 2  
Term 6
BUAD 353 , BUAD 361   6 2.5 cumulative GPA
ECON 313   3 BUAD 331 , BUAD 332  
6Economics Major coursework 3 ECON 311  
FINC 301   3  
Term 7
BUAD 205  or ECON 305  or MGT 311  or PHIL 244 * or PHIL 252 * 3 ECON 313  
BULW 301   2  
Economics Elective (400-level) 3  
6Economics Major coursework 3  
5Unrestricted Elective 3  
Term 8
Economics Elective 3  
Economics Elective (400-level) 3 No milestones
MGT 402   3  
5Unrestricted Electives 6  
TOTAL 120  
* Meets University General Education Requirement .
1 Must be completed by the end of the First Year.
2 Students who complete ENGL 118 * with a grade of A or B will complete their first year composition requirement by choosing ENGL 102 *, a sophomore-level course in the English department, or ENGL 355 *. If the sophomore-level English course appears on the Arts and Humanities list, the course may also be counted toward the Arts and Humanities requirement.
3 Chosen from the University General Education list .
4 MATH 125 * or MATH 141 * or MATH 152 * are prerequisites for STAT 201 *, which is taken during the second semester of the Second Year. As a result, either MATH 125 * or MATH 141 * or MATH 152 * must be completed by the end of the first semester of the Second Year.
5 Any courses not already required for the major.
6 Economics Major Coursework (choose one area of focus): Environmental Economics (ECON 362 , ECON 463 ); Health Economics (ECON 436 ; select one of: PUBH 350 , PUBH 401 , PUBH 420 ); International Economics (ECON 322 , ECON 421 ); Industrial Organization (ECON 331 , ECON 435 ); Labor Economics (ECON 441 ; MGT 472 ); Money/ Macroeconomics (ECON 351 , ECON 413 ); Public Economics (ECON 471 , ECON 472 ); Quantitative Economics (ECON 381 , ECON 482 ); Regional/ Urban Economics (ECON 361 ; FINC 485 ).

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