Economics

Degree to be earned: 
B.S.
Major Academic Plan: 
Economics

professor at chalkboardThe major in Economics is excellent preparation for entry into the fields of business and governmental economics as well as a solid foundation for the study of law.

Major Courses

Pre-professional Core 9 hours

  • ACC 201- Financial Accounting
  • ECO 251- Principles of Microeconomics
  • ECO 252- Principles of Macroeconomics

Allied 24 hours

  • CPS 100- Introduction to Computers or CPS 150- Fundamentals of Computer Science
  • CPS 201- Computer Programming
  • COM 100- Oral Communication
  • ENG 101- College Writing II
  • PHI 140- Introduction to Philosophy or PHI 216- Ethics
  • MTH 115- Quantitative Reasoning
  • MTH 121- Elementary Functions or MTH 222- Calculus I
  • MTH 210- Elementary Statistics or MTH 312- Introduction to Mathematical Statistics

Students who anticipate graduate work in Economics are strongly advised to obtain a second major in Mathematics, or at least to complete MTH 222, 223 and 312.

Professional Core 18 hours

  • ECO 361-Intermediate Microeconomic Theory
  • ECO 362- Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory
  • FIN 301- Corporate Finance
  • FIN 350- Financial Markets and Institutions
  • FIN 430- Investments
  • MGT 490- Strategic Management (Senior Capstone Experience)