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Economics and Business Department(The Main Department)

The Department of Economics and Business offers three majors: Economics, Business
Administration, and Accounting. Economics emphasizes the application of techniques drawn from economic theory and mathematics that enable students to analyze and solve
business problems and engage in public policy evaluations. Business Administration
emphasizes an introduction to the various business disciplines including accounting, finance, marketing, price theory, and data analysis for problem solving. Accounting
emphasizes generally accepted accounting practices, technical accounting material,
financial analysis, and economic analysis in order to provide students with the ability to understand and function in the business world.

The Department’s courses promote the student’s ability to apply knowledge and develop proficiency in the use of analytical tools for making decisions in business, government, and society. The majors and courses serve as preparation for work in business, government, law, and public service, and
for graduate study.

Business Administration Major

ECON 162 - Principles of Macroeconomics
ECON 163 - Principles of Microeconomics
ECON 302 - Intermediate Macroeconomics
ACCT 202 - Financial Accounting
ACCT 203 - Managerial Accounting
MATH 201 or 205 - Calculus I or Applied Calculus
MATH 281 - Statistical Methods I
MATH 282 - Statistical Methods II
ECON 280 - Managerial Economics
ECON 301 - Intermediate Price Theory
ECON 304 - Advanced Price Theory
BUSA 222 - Research Methods
BUSA 287 - Organizations and Human Behavior
BUSA 290 - Principles of Marketing
BUSA 312 - Business Finance
BUSA 332 - Business Law
BUSA 350 - Business Cycles and Forecasting
BUSA 477 - Senior Seminar
BUSA 490 - Senior Project
ACCT 425 - Cost Accumulation and Control


Minor

ECON 162 - Principles of Macroeconomics
ECON 163 - Principles of Microeconomics
ECON 222 - Research Methods in Economics
ACCT 202 - Financial Accounting
ACCT 203 - Managerial Accounting
BUSA 287 - Organizations and Human Behavior
BUSA 290 - Principles of Marketing
BUSA 312 - Business Finance

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Economics Major

ECON 162 - Principles of Macroeconomics
ECON 163 - Principles of Microeconomics
ECON 302 - Intermediate Macroeconomics
ACCT 202 - Financial Accounting
ACCT 203 - Managerial Accounting
MATH 201 or 205 - Calculus I or Applied Calculus

MATH 281 - Statistical Methods I
MATH 282 - Statistical Methods II

Choose from one of the following tracks:

Managerial Economics:

ACCT 222 or ECON 222 - Research Methods in Accouting OR Economics
ECON 280 - Managerial Economics
ECON
290 - Principles of Marketing
ECON
301 - Intermediate Price Theory
ECON
304 - Advanced Price Theory
ECON
312 - Managerial Finance
ECON
332 - Business Law
ECON
350 - Business Cycles and Forecasting
ECON
477 - Senior Seminar
PSYC 287 - Organization and Human Behavior
ECON 287or BUSA 287 - Organizations and Human Behavior
and a Senior Project in Economics.

International Economics:

ACCT 222 or ECON 222 - Research Methods in Accounting OR Economics
ECON 260 - Comparative Economic Development
ECON 270 - Comparative Economic Systems
ECON 301 - Intermediate Price Theory
ECON 304 - Advanced Price Theory
ECON 360 - International Trade
ECON 365 - Open Economy Macroeconomics
ECON 371 - International Finance
ECON 477 - Senior Seminar
POLS 243 - International Politics
ECON 351 or 352 -
and a Senior Project in Economics.

Financial Economics:

ACCT 222 or ECON 222 - Research Methods in Accounting OR Economics
ECON 301 - Intermediate Price Theory
ECON 304 - Advanced Price Theory
ECON 312 - Managerial Finance
ECON 316 - Money and Banking
ECON 325 - Investment Management
ECON 350 - Business Cycles and Forecasting
ECON 371 - International Finance
ECON 477 - Senior Seminar
ACCT 425 - Cost Accumulation and Control
and a Senior Project in Economics.

Minor

ECON 162 - Principles of Macroeconomics
ECON 163 - Principles of Microeconomics
ECON 222 - Research Methods in Economics
ECON 301 - Intermediate Price Theory
ECON 302 - Intermediate Macroeconomics
ECON 304 - Advanced Price Theory
MATH 201 or 205 - Calculus I or Applied Calculus
MATH 281 - Statistical Methods I
MATH 282 - Statistical Methods II

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Accounting Major


ECON 162 - Principles of Macroeconomics
ECON 163 - Principles of Microeconomics
ECON 302 - Intermediate Macroeconomics
ACCT 202 - Financial Accounting
ACCT 203 - Managerial Accounting
MATH 201 or MATH 205 - Calculus I or Applied Calculus
MATH 281 - Statistical Methods I
MATH 282 - Statistical Methods II

ACCT 222 - Financial Accounting
ACCT 312 - Managerial Finance
ACCT 313 - Intermediate Accounting I
ACCT 314 - Intermediate Accounting II
ACCT 332 - Business Law
ACCT 350 - Income Tax Accounting
ACCT 361 - Financial Auditing
ACCT 425 - Cost Accumulation and Control
ACCT 435 - Advanced Accounting
ACCT 478 - Senior Seminar
ACCT 490 - Senior Project
ECON 280 - Managerial Economics
ECON 290 - Principles of Marketing
ECON 350 - Business Cycles and Forecasting
PSYCH 287 - Organizations and Human Behavior
ECON 287 or BUSA 287 - Organizations and Human Behavior


Minor


ACCT 202 - Financial Accounting
ACCT 203 - Managerial Accounting
ACCT 350 - Income Tax Accounting
ACCT 425 - Cost Accumulation and Control
ECON 163 - Principles of Microeconomics
ECON 222 - Research Methods in Economics
MATH 281 - Statistical Methods I
MATH 282 - Statistical Methods II

 


 

 

 

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