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B.B.A. Economics

Requirements for the BBA Major in Economics are described fully and authoritatively in the undergraduate catalog of the Hankamer School of Business.

BASIC MAJOR REQUIREMENTS
To earn a MAJOR IN ECONOMICS in the BBA program, a student must complete ECO 3306 and either ECO 3305 or ECO 3307 plus three upper-division courses. Students may select their upper-division elective courses from the many course offerings in the Economics Department. At least one upper-division course must be at the 4000 level. ECO 3308 and 3355 do not count toward the Economics major. 

For additional guidance, we have provided a list of career tracks below that outline upper-division courses that would be particularly helpful for students who wish to follow a career in one of these areas. 

Sample Schedule

REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL ECONOMICS MAJORS

  • ECO 3306 (Intermediate Microeconomic Analysis)
  • ECO 3305 (Money and Banking) OR ECO 3307 (Intermediate Macroeconomic Analysis)
    6 sem. hrs. 

CAREER TRACKS: Take three courses (9 sem. hours) from one of these tracks or from a track uniquely designed by the student 

Consultant 

  • ECO 4312 - Business Cycles and Forecasting 
  • ECO 4316 - Industrial Organization 
  • ECO 4317 - Economics of Regulation 
  • ECO 4322 - Forensic Economics 
  • ECO 4336 - Labor Economics 
  • ECO 4345 - Mathematics for Economists 
  • ECO 4347 - Econometrics 
    Recommended electives: FIN 4335, 4360, 4361; ACC 3305, 3306, 4377
Corporate Business Economist
  • ECO 4312 - Business Cycles and Forecasting
  • ECO 4316 - Industrial Organization
  • ECO 4317 - Economics of Regulation
  • ECO 4336 - Labor Economics
  • ECO 4345 - Mathematics for Economists
  • ECO 4347 - Econometrics
    Recommended electives: FIN 4335, 4360, 4361; ACC 3305, 3306, 4377 

Public Agency Analyst
  • ECO 4317 - Economics Of Regulation
  • ECO 4318 - Law and Economics
  • ECO 4319 - Game Theory
  • ECO 4323 - Environment & Economic Analysis
  • ECO 4325 - Urban & Regional Economic Analysis
  • ECO 4336 - Economics of Labor
  • ECO 4347 - Econometrics
  • ECO 4350 - Economics of Health & Medical Care
  • ECO 4355 - Economics of Poverty & Discrimination
    Recommended electives: FIN 4360, 4361; ACC 3305, 3306, 4377 
International Economist
  • ECO 3331 - International Economics
  • ECO 4333 - Foreign Exchange Markets
  • ECO 4334 - Economic Development
  • ECO 4338 - Economic Systems of World
    Recommended electives: ACC 3305, 3306, 4377; BL 4320; FIN 4331, 4360, 4361;  
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