Economics, Bachelor of Arts

Offered by Department of Economics

All College of Business and Technology Graduation Requirements must be fulfilled.

General Studies
Foundational Core (Written, Math, Oral, Democracy)
Foundational Core courses12
Select one course numbered 1883
ENG 101Introduction of Academic Writing3
If ENG 101 is not taken as a prerequisite for ENG 102 then additional hours may be required to meet the 27 credit hour minimum in the Distribution Area of General Studies.
Social Sciences9
Principles of Economics, Macroeconomics
Principles of Economics, Microeconomics
Natural Sciences7
Analytical and Quantitative Thought0
Select one course numbered 3883
BA Language requirement
Complete all required courses 16
Major Option
Complete all required courses24
Minor or 2nd Major
Complete all required courses 224
Unrestricted electives
Needed to reach 120 credit hour minimum20
Total Credit Hours120

A minimum GPA of 2.0 is required in this major.

Major Option

Economics Requirements
ECON 300Foundations of Research Methods in Economics and Business2
ECON 320Economic Theory, Intermediate Microeconomics3
ECON 321Economic Theory, Intermediate Macroeconomics3
ECON 485Senior Seminar1
Select one of the following:3
Quantitative Methods
Business Statistics
Elementary Statistics
Economics Electives
Select 12 credit hours of the following:12
Public Finance
Money and Banking
Agricultural Marketing
Economics of the Agricultural Sector
Quantitative Methods
Tourism Economics
Environmental Economics
Labor Economics
Farm and Ranch Management
Health Care Economics
Agricultural Price Analysis
International Economics
Agricultural Finance
Economics of Transportation
Internship (0-3 credit hours)
Independent Study and Research in Economics
Economic Geography
Intermediate Statistics
Operations Research
Total Credit Hours24

For specific language requirements see #2 of Bachelor of Arts Degree requirements.


A minor or second major is required for a complete degree program. The number of required electives needed to reach 120 total credit hours overall will depend upon the specific program chosen.