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School of Business

BBA Degree with Emphasis in Economics

Michael Austin, Economics graduateThe economics curriculum is designed to provide the student with an understanding of the principles and institutions governing economic decisions made by households, businesses, and governments. This type of knowledge, combined with studies in related areas, provides an appropriate background for employment in financial and non-financial business firms and governmental agencies. It also provides a solid basis for graduate study in economics, business and public administration, urban planning and international studies. Economics is also one of the best pre-law options for students.

In this program you will learn to:

  • Find facts and interpret them consistent with economic thinking;
  • Demonstrate an understanding of how decision makers allocate scarce resources to achieve economic efficiency;
  • Apply economic tools to analyze decisions made by consumers, firms and policy makers; and
  • Use economic models to analyze the impact of various fiscal, monetary and trade policies on a nation’s economy.

The following courses are required for the economics concentration:

  • EC300 Microeconomic Theory
  • EC301 Macroeconomic Theory
  • Six additional upper division economics hours

Twelve additional upper division elective hours in accounting, business, or economics

Model Program Guide

Advising Worksheets for Economics
Fall 2010 - Spring 2018

Freshman and students new to the School of Business should visit with Stacy Woltje initially for help in determining their degree track.  Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors may choose a faculty member advisor.