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Business Economics

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Business Economics Major

(Cooperative Major between the College of Business and the Department of Economics)

The objective of the Business Economics major is to provide a high quality education with a balanced emphasis in both business and economics. Such an education should equip graduates with a unique set of skills distinguishing them from other graduates. In particular, they will have the ability to use both business and economic reasoning to think critically and address complex issues using tools and decision making models of economics, business, mathematics, statistics, as well as concepts from the biological, physical, and social sciences; to make decisions and to communicate effectively.

Required courses (10 credits)
ECON 301Intermediate Microeconomics3-4
ECON 353Money, Banking, and Financial Institutions3
ECON 431Managerial Economics3
ECON 492Graduating Senior SurveyR
Elective courses (9 credits)
Three credits of ECON 230-289, 300-389, 400-489.
Select two additional 400 through 489 level ECON courses
Business Economics majors must take STAT 326
Business Economics majors take MATH 160 and ECON 207 instead of MATH 150 and 151