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Fall 2020 Catalog 
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Business Economics, 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 76-79 credits with a cumulative GPA of 2.50 or higher. Completing these requirements will satisfy both the Communication in the Major and Capstone Experience.


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 anticipate doing advanced study in a field such as Actuarial Science, you should take MATH 225 .

Economics, 6 credits


*If you are completing an Accounting major, you may substitute ACCT 370 .


Successfully complete 24 credits of Economics requirements in addition to the Core.

Economics Electives, 12 credits

Complete 12 credits in additional economics courses, NOT including ECON 100 , ECON 200 , ECON 497 , or ECON 498 . Note that BUS 323 , BUS 352 , and BUS 353  count as economics electives.

Teacher Certification

See information about the Professional Education Program in the Education  section of this catalog, and information about Secondary Education for teacher certification in the Secondary/K-12 Education Curriculum for Teacher Certification  section of this catalog.

Capstone Experience

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