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  Feb 22, 2018
 
2017-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
  
2017-2019 Undergraduate Catalog

Economics, Business Concentration, B.S.


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This concentration combines a solid background in economics with a significant exposure to important business-related analytical and conceptual skills. By completing the business minor students will gain an appreciation for managerial decision making and develop an awareness of how business skills are applied.

Economics B.S.


The Bachelor of Science degree is anchored by a strong core of required economics, mathematics, and statistics courses that provide a solid foundation of analytical and quantitative reasoning. Flexibility comes from selecting one of six concentrations to complement the economics foundation courses. Each concentration has been designed to meet the specific and interests of students focused upon a variety of career or professional options. By partnering with other disciplines, our students are assured of gaining insights from cross-disciplinary studies.

Course Requirements


Note:

Students taking ECO 113 - Principles of Economics Credits: 4  should not take ECO 101  or ECO 102 . Only six hours of Principles credits will count toward the 27 required credit hours in Economics.

Concentration Requirements


Students may choose from pre-approved concentrations or seek departmental approval for a concentration of their own design. The decision regarding one's concentration should be made normally during the sophomore year. The current pre-approved concentrations are: business, data science, mathematics, political science, public administration, and the social sciences. Each of the concentrations (other than social sciences) has been structured to ensure students earn a minor in the complementary discipline.

Business Concentration


Note:


MAT 140A  or MAT 140B  not required if math placement test level is 5 or 6.

Required Business Courses (18 crs.)


Note:


SCM 200   requires MIS 142  as a prerequisite.

Students will have completed the required 18 credits for the business minor

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