General Economics Degree Requirements

General Economics Major:
BA Degree Requirements

This program serves the interests of those students who seek immediate career opportunities in business. By combining course work from economics and business/accounting with an optional internship or coop in a business in the U.S. or overseas, Business Economics students are prepared to enter jobs in finance, marketing or general administration.

The following courses are required for all General Economic majors:

General Economics Required Courses
ECO200Principles of Macroeconomics3
ECO201Principles of Microeconomics3
ECO215Statistics for Business and Economics3
ECO300Quantitative Methods for Economics3
ECO301Intermediate Microeconomic Analysis3
ECO302Intermediate Macroeconomic Analysis3
ECO479Senior Economics Seminar3
ECO490Internship or Co-op3
Total24
An additional FIVE courses from the Economic courses listed below:
ECO305Introduction to Econometrics*3
ECO310Contemporary Economic Problems and Issues3
ECO320Developing Economies3
ECO322Environmental Economics3
ECO325Money and Banking3
ECO330Labor Economics3
ECO331Economics of Sports3
ECO333Health Economics3
ECO335Urban and Regional Economics3
ECO340Business Cycles and Forcasting3
ECO345Industrial Organization and Development3
ECO350International Economics3
ECO353International Monetary Economics3
ECO355International Political Economy3
ECO360Comparative Economic System3
ECO370History of Economic Thought3
ECO377Public Finance3
ECO465Special Topics in Economics3
Total15
Total Credits39

*NOTE:  Students interested in graduate school are strongly recommended to take ECO 305, Introduction to Econometrics, and may substitute two of the following MAT designated courses for two ECO designated elective courses:

MAT 243 Calculus I with Technology

MAT 244 Calculus II with Technology

MAT 315 Applied Probability and Statistics

MAT 340 Calculus III

MAT 341 Differential Equations

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