Bachelor of Science in Economics

A Bachelor of Science in economics consists of a minimum of 36 credit hours.

Requirements are:

ECON 2200Principles of Economics (Micro)

3 credits

ECON 2220Principles of Economics (Macro)

3 credits

ECON 3200Economic Theory: Micro

3 credits

ECON 3220Economic Theory: Macro

3 credits

ECON 3300Introduction to Econometrics

3 credits

BSAD 2130Principles of Business Statistics

3 credits

(or equivalent)


12 hours of economics electives from 3000-4000 level courses


Six hours of economics electives from 4000 level courses


Economics courses are listed in the “College of Business Administration” section of this catalog.


A minimum of “C” (2.0) is necessary in each required and elective course.

For the B.S. degree, students are required to complete at least 15 hours of related cognate coursework, 3-5 credits of which must come from one of the following calculus courses:

MATH 1930Calculus for the Managerial, Life, and Social Sciences

3 credits


MATH 1950Calculus I

5 credits

The rest of the 15 credit cognate requirement may be drawn from the following fields: business administration, computer science, geography, history, international studies, mathematics, political science, public administration, sociology, statistics and urban studies. Cognate courses from other fields must be approved by the Chairperson of the Economics Department.