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2022-2023 University Catalog 
2022-2023 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Economics, Business Track, B.S.

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.S. program (Business track) is oriented toward the techniques and background appropriate for the business world. It prepares students for graduate work in Business (M.B.A.) and economic analysis within the business community. Students pursuing the B.S. program will complete all core business classes in management, marketing, accounting, and finance.

International Dimension Course Requirements

In order to insure that School of Business graduates have taken coursework focusing on the global business environment, all business majors are required to take at least one of the following courses:

This requirement is waived for students who have had a study abroad experience for which the student earned 3 or more college-level credit hours.

Data Analytics Course Requirement

To ensure that GSB graduates have developed sufficient skills in the area of data analytics, all business majors are required to take at least one of the following courses:

Program Requirements

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 .


  • Five 300-400 level Economics electives or
  • Four 300-400 level Economics electives and FNCE 450.