Economics Supporting Area


Business and government agencies must constantly allocate resources, analyze economic trends and forecast financial changes.

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In addition to your chosen area of concentration, business majors may also complete the economics supporting area of study.


Economics Supporting Area

Twelve (12) hours of course work, in addition to ECON 190, ECON 312 and ECON 314, which are taken as part of the Business Common Body of Knowledge, are required for the supporting area in economics. Students must maintain a minimum 2.0 GPA in all economics courses used to fulfill supporting area requirements. If not, students will not be allowed to enroll in 3000 or 4000 level economics courses. 

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Course Options

Three hours as follows (3 credits each):

 CourseTitle Prerequisites
ECON 3010Introduction to Econometrics ECON 1900 & OPM 2070 


Nine hours chosen from the following courses (3 credit hours each):

 CourseTitle Prerequisites
ECON 3790Economies of Latin America ECON 1900 
ECON 4080Industrial Organization & Public Policy ECON 3140
ECON 4120Law & Economics ECON 3120*, ECON 3140* & MGT 2000 is highly recommended 
ECON 4160History of Economic Analysis ECON 3120*, ECON 3140* or permission of the department chair 
ECON 4200Money & BankingECON 3120*,
ECON 4300International TradeECON 3120*, ECON 3140* or permission of the department chair
ECON 4310Exchange Rates & the Global EconomyECON 3120*
ECON 4400Labor EconomicsECON 3140*
ECON 4450Economics of International MigrationECON 3140*
ECON 4500Sports EconomicsECON 3140* & OPM 2070
ECON 4560Economic DevelopmentECON 3140*
ECON 4600Public FinanceECON 3140*
ECON 4650Public Choice and Political EconomyECON 3140*
ECON 4700Health EconomicsECON 3140*
ECON 4770Advanced EconometricsECON 3010, ECON 3120*, & ECON 3140*
ECON 4930Special Topics in Economics 

* MATH 1320 or MATH 1510 or higher level Calculus course is a pre-requisite for ECON 3120 and ECON 3140