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2017-2018 General Catalog

Department of Economics & Professional Leadership Development


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Economics Program

Degree Programs
Bachelor of Arts in Economics
Bachelor of Science in Economics
Bachelor of Science in Economics: Minor Business
Course Descriptions

The primary objective of the Economics Program is to provide all students and faculty with the opportunity and the supportive environment for excellence in study, learning, teaching, research, and service. Focusing on significant economic issues and problems, students utilize the best available theoretical framework and empirical research in acquiring functional knowledge and understanding of problems of the human condition. Undergraduate degrees which may be earned are the Bachelor of Arts and the Bachelor of Science.

The program in Economics offers curricula leading to the Bachelor of Arts and the Bachelor of Science degrees in economics, as well as a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics with a minor in business. While all of the degree programs provide a broad liberal arts background, the Bachelor of Arts degree and the Bachelor of Science degree emphasize breadth and research skills, while the Bachelor of Science in economics with a minor in business degree emphasizes business applications. The economics program trains people for a variety of professions, including business management, finance, government, research, and advanced study in economics and business.

MAJORS ARE REQUIRED TO HAVE A MINIMUM OVERALL GRADE POINT AVERAGE OF 3.00 TO REGISTER FOR AN ACADEMIC OVERLOAD (more than 18 hours). PERMISSION MUST BE OBTAINED FROM CHAIRPERSON AND DEAN BEFORE REGISTERING. NON-COMPLIANCE WILL RESULT IN STUDENT BEING ADMINISTRATIVELY WITHDRAWN FROM CLASSES(ES) WITH TUITION AND FEE LIABILITY.

Programs

    Bachelor’s Degree

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