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General Economics Concentration: Course Requirements

This program serves the interests of those students who seek immediate career opportunities in business. By combining course work from economics and business/accounting with an optional internship or coop in a business in the U.S. or overseas, Business Economics students are prepared to enter jobs in finance, marketing or general administration.

The following courses are required for all General Economic majors

General Economics Required Courses

ECO 200 Principles of Macroeconomics - 3 credits
ECO 201 Principles of Microeconomics - 3 credits
ECO 215 Statistics for Business and Economics - 3 credits
ECO 300 Quantitative Methods for Economics - 3 credits
ECO 301 Intermediate Microeconomic Analysis - 3 credits
ECO 302 Intermediate Macroeconomic Analysis - 3 credits
ECO 479 Senior Economics Seminar - 3 credits
ECO 490 Internship or Co-op - 3 credits
Total - 24 credits

An additional FIVE COURSES from the Economic courses listed below

ECO 305 Introduction to Econometrics* - 3 credits
ECO 310 Contemporary Economic Problems and Issues - 3 credits
ECO 312 Economics of Gender - 3 credits
ECO 320 Developing Economies - 3 credits
ECO 322 Environmental Economics - 3 credits
ECO 325 Money and Banking - 3 credits
ECO 330 Labor Economics - 3 credits
ECO 331 Economics of Sports - 3 credits
ECO 333 Health Economics - 3 credits
ECO 335 Urban and Regional Economics - 3 credits
ECO 340 Business Cycles and Forcasting - 3 credits
ECO 343 Media Economics - 3 credits
ECO 345 Industrial Organization and Development - 3 credits
ECO 350 International Economics - 3 credits
ECO 353 International Monetary Economics - 3 credits
ECO 355 International Political Economy - 3 credits
ECO 360 Comparative Economic System - 3 credits
ECO 363 Behavioral and Experimental Economics - 3 credits
ECO 370 History of Economic Thought - 3 credits
ECO 377 Public Finance - 3 credits
ECO 465 Special Topics in Economics - 3 credits
Total - 15 credits
Total Credits - 39 credits
*NOTE: Students interested in graduate school are strongly recommended to take ECO 305 Introduction to Econometrics, and may substitute TWO of the following MAT designated courses for two ECO designated elective courses

MAT 243 Calculus I with Technology
MAT 244 Calculus II with Technology
MAT 315 Applied Probability and Statistics
MAT 340 Calculus III
MAT 341 Differential Equations