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2014-2015 Catalog 
2014-2015 Catalog FINAL VERSION - Closed for Revisions

Economics: Business Economics Option, B.S.

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This major is administered through the School of Business and Economics .


In the economics major, you complete courses in core economic content and methodology, as well as courses in basic mathematical techniques and advanced economic statistics. Upon completing the economics major, you will be prepared to work in economics and the business world.

Successfully complete a minimum of 69-71 credits with a cumulative GPA of 2.50 or higher. Completing the requirements below will satisfy the Communication in the Major and Capstone Experience requirements.

Core, 48-50 credits

In general, try to complete the core classes in approximately this sequence. The courses near the beginning of the list serve as prerequisites for courses near the end of the list.


If you plan to pursue graduate work in economics, we advise you to take MATH 120  and MATH 121  in place of MATH 109 .

Statistics, 3-4 credits


Classes you take as part of the electives below may satisfy this requirement.

Communication in the Major, 6 credits

(See requirements below).

Capstone Experience, 3 credits

(See requirements below).

Economics Electives, 9 credits

Complete 9 credits in additional economics courses, NOT including ECON 100 . Note that BUS 352  & BUS 353  both count as economic electives.

Teacher Certification

See information about the Professional Education Program and the secondary education curriculum for teacher certification in the Education  section of this catalog.

Capstone Experience


You may take only one of the other core classes at the same time as a capstone class.

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