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Economics (Business)

 

Business Economics Major

1. The following course is required: ECON 311: Intermediate Macroeconomics 3 credits 

2. Courses selected from the following tracks: 15 credits

The Economics Department has instituted several tracks which help students select a program to meet their interests and career goals. 

 

  • Monetary Economics Track (15 cr. hrs.)

ECON 361: International Economic Relations 
ECON 370: Money and Banking 
ECON 371: Public Finance 
Select two additional economics courses 
-or- 
one additional economics course and FIN 476: Portfolio Theory and Management. 

 

  • Quantitative Economics Track (15 cr. hrs.)

ECON 410: Managerial Economics 
ECON 423: Statistical Tools for Quantitative Analysis 
ECON 470: Business Cycles and Forecasting 
Select two additional economics courses.

 

  • International Economics Track (15 cr. hrs.)

ECON 312: Comparative Economic Systems 
ECON 361: International Economic Relations 
ECON 363: Economic Development 
Select MGMT 426: International Business and one additional economics course 
-or- 
two additional economics courses.

 

  • Urban and Public Affairs Track (15 cr. hrs.)

ECON 314: Urban and Regional Economics 
ECON 341: The Economics of Regulated Industries 
ECON 351: Labor Economics 
Select two additional economics courses 
-or- 
one additional economics course and PS 375: Public Administration.

 

  • General Economics Track (15 cr. hrs.)

Five courses in economics to be selected in consultation with and approved by the student's advisor. 

 

  • Economics or other Business Electives (6 credits)

Two additional 300- or 400-level courses in economics or other business courses are required (may include BSAD 241).