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The Economics Department offers programs leading to the Bachelor of Science and the Bachelor of Business Administration degree. A major in economics prepares students for a diversity of career opportunities. Economics majors are competitive for jobs in business and industry, local, regional, national, or international government agencies and social service institutions in both the public and private sectors. The economics major also is a good foundation for graduate training in business (MBA or Ph.D.), economics (M.A., M.S. or Ph.D.), public administration, law, and related areas.


Enrollment Restrictions

Undergraduate courses in the Department of Economics numbered 300 or higher are open only to students who have achieved junior standing (56 or more credit hours completed) and meet all other prerequisites.

Pre-Business Program Courses

All students, regardless of their major, who intend to earn a B.B.A. degree are required to take each of the following courses:

* These courses may also be used to satisfy Core Curriculum requirements for the B.B.A degree in accounting and finance majors and the college recommends they be used in this way.