[ARCHIVED CATALOG] 2013-2014 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
    Jun 07, 2023  
[ARCHIVED CATALOG] 2013-2014 Undergraduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Economics, B.A.

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The bachelor of arts degree in economics offered only at University Campus is designed for students interested in developing critical thinking skills while acquiring the knowledge of economic theories and practices that are applicable to real-world situations. The business core courses provide students in the B.A. program with a modern integrated business curriculum that includes broad exposure to each of the functional areas of business (accounting, finance, information technology, management and marketing) to accompany their solid foundation in economics. Graduates with a degree in economics have the opportunity for careers such as financial analysts, purchasing managers, insurance underwriters, bank managers, and operations/data analysts.

Common Body of Knowledge (CBK)

The Common Body of Knowledge (CBK) for all Donald R. Tapia School of Business majors provides the academic background to understand the economic structure of our global society. Those who enter the competitive market for scarce resources must be prepared to support public and private segments of our society. The School has developed an academic program in conjunction with the liberal arts that develops the whole person capable of creative critical thinking and problem solving. Courses taken by all majors within the School include the following:

University Campus Course Requirements

University Explorations - 42 credit hours

Common Body of Knowledge (27-30 credit hours)

Upper-Level Economics Electives

Complete Two (6 hours) upper-level (300 or 400 level) economics electives

ECO 322 - Health Economics  , ECO 355 - Economics in Sport  , ECO 422 - Econometrics  and ECO 425 - Economics Internship  are recommended economics electives.

Upper-Level Business Electives

Complete Two (6 hours) upper-level (300 or 400 level) business electives.

General Elective Credits: Complete enough general elective credit hours to fulfill total hours required for degree completion.

Total Credits: 120

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