Economics (BA)

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Business and Economics
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Course Descriptions
Course descriptions can be found in the online PDF version of the Bulletin

The Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics allows students to understand social phenomena from an economics perspective including benefits and costs. The program enables students to think critically about choices under conditions of limited resources in order to understand more clearly the societal and economic consequences of such decisions. The Economics program prepares students for a wide variety of careers dealing with the flow of money, from business advisory to investment banker, money manager to personal finance consultant.

Economics BA


Required Courses

ECON102Introduction to Microeconomics 
ECON103Introduction to Macroeconomics 
ECON200Intermediate Microeconomics 
ECON210Intermediate Macroeconomic 
ECON220Introduction to Economic Statistics 
ECON300History of Economic Thought 
ECON340International Economics 
ECON420Advanced Statistics 

Economics Electives: Choose 5 Courses from the following:

ACC101Principles of Accounting 
ACC103Principles of Managerial Accounting 
BUS201Computer Applications in Business 
BUS283Business Law 
BUS321Principles of Finance 
ECON310Public Finance 
ECON311Money and Banking 
ECON331Economics of Underdeveloped Areas 
ECON333Urban Economics 
ECON350Industrial Organization 
ECON360Labor Economics 
ECON361Economics of Trade Unions and Collective Bargaining 
ECON390Independent Research