Economics

Program Objective

The purpose of the economics major is to provide students with a fundamental understanding of economic processes and the ability to analyze critically economic issues, so they can function as intelligent, informed business leaders and productive members of society. Emphasis is placed on understanding how interactions among people in their roles as consumers and producers, and as individuals or members of social, cultural, political, and economic organizations, are coordinated.

Learning Goals

  • Graduates will be able to critically analyze the economic effects, both intended and unintended, of decisions made under diverse institutional frameworks.
  • Graduates will have a broad understanding of the functional areas of business and the application of economics to business decision making.
  • Graduates will be able to effectively communicate economic theories and analyses.

Major Requirements

All economics majors must take the following sequence of courses:

Course
Title
Credits
ECON B205
Intermediate Microeconomics
3
ECON B206
Intermediate Macroeconomics
3
ECON B305
International Economics
3
ECON B###
Economics Electives* (3)
9
  Business Electives (2) 6
Total Credits in Major 24
Total Credits in Degree 120

* May also choose FIN B310, Financial Institutions. May not include ECON B100 or ECON B101.

Other Information

ECON Course + Elective Descriptions

Common Curriculum Requirements

Business Adjunct Requirements

Business Core Requirements