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Areas of Study

 

Bachelor of Science in Economics

The BS with a major in economics requires 30 semester hours in economics, 24 of which must be at the 30000 level or above, plus a minimum of six semester hours in associated requirements. A grade of “C” or better must be attained in any course that is to count as one of the 30 hours in economics or as one of the associated requirements.

Specific requirements include:

  • 15 hours of foundational courses
  • Nine hours of required courses
  • Six hours of additional electives in economics
  • 12-16 hours of associated required courses
  • In addition, students must choose from specialized course options(6-8 hours)in mathematics, accounting, business or geographic information systems.
  • A minor is required. Any minor approved by AddRan College is acceptable. A minor in mathematics is recommended for those planning to enter graduate school in economics. With the approval of the chair of the Department of Economics and the associate dean of¬†undergraduate studies of the Neeley School of Business, economics majors may minor in finance or accounting. For the finance minor, ECON 40153 may substitute for FINA 30203, but cannot be used to satisfy both the major and minor requirements.

 

Bachelor of Arts in Economics

The BA with a major in economics requires 30 semester hours in economics, 24 of which must be at the 30000 level or above, plus a minimum of six semester hours in associated requirements. Please note that all BA degrees require fourth semester proficiency in a foreign language; for further details, see the course catalog. A grade of C or higher must be attained in any course that is to count as one of the 30 hours in economics or as one of the associated requirements.

Specific requirements

  • 12 hours of foundational courses
  • Nine hours of required courses
  • Nine hours of additional electives in economics
  • Six to seven hours of associated required courses
  • A minor is required. Any minor approved by AddRanCollege is acceptable. A minor in mathematics is recommended for those planning to enter graduate school in economics. With the approval of the economics chair and the associate dean of undergraduate studies at the Neeley School of Business, economics majors may minor in finance or accounting.

 

Bachelor of Arts in International Economics

The BA with a major in international economics requires 30 semester hours in economics, 24 of which must be at the 30000 level or above, plus a minimum of 18 semester hours in associated requirements. Please note that all BA degrees require fourth semester proficiency in a foreign language; for further details, see the course catalog. A grade of C or higher must be attained in any course that is to count as one of the 30 hours in economics or as one of the associated requirements.

Specific requirements

  • 12 hours of foundational courses, at the 10000-level
  • 12 hours of international economics courses
  • Six hours of additional electives in economics
  • 18-19 hours of international studies courses outside of economics
  • A minor is required. Any minor approved by AddRan College is acceptable. A minor in mathematics is recommended for those planning to enter graduate school in economics. With the approval of the economics chair and the associate dean of undergraduate studies at the Neeley School of Business, economics majors may minor in finance or accounting. For the finance minor, ECON 40153 may substitute for FINA 30203, but cannot be used to satisfy both the major and minor requirements.

 

Minor in Economics

The minor in economics requires 18 semester hours in economics to include at least three hours chosen from ECON 30223 and 30233. A minimum of 12 advanced hours (30000-level or above) is required.

 

Minor in International Economics

The minor in international economics requires 18 semester hours in economics to include at least three hours chosen from ECON 30223 and 30233 and at least nine hours chosen from any class that would count as international economics under the breadth requirements of the Bachelor of Arts in economics. A minimum of 12 advanced hours (30000-level or above) is required. Not available to economics majors.

See the course catalog for a complete list of course offerings and descriptions.