A degree in economics enables students to deepen their understanding of the national and world economies as well as to develop economic analysis skills for careers in business, banking, investments, law, and government. The School of Business offers the choice of a BA degree or a BS degree in Economics. The B.A. program (Liberal Arts track) offers students the methodology and analytical techniques appropriate for graduate work in economics and related professions such as public administration, and law. It provides a foundation for research and analysis in academic and government institutions.
Both the BA and BS Economics majors must complete the University Core Curriculum requirements; both programs require two mathematics courses (1) MATH 141 or equivalent and (2) MATH 124.
The BA Program (Liberal Arts Track) major requires students to complete: