EconomicsDean Croushore, Chair
Professors Croushore, Dolan, McGoldrick, Monks, Schmidt, Wight
Associate Professors Craft, Mago, Mehkari, Nicholson
Assistant Professors Curtis, Hamilton, Johnson, Linask, Rabe, Waddle, Zylkin
The Economics Major for the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Degree
Note: A grade point average of C (2.00) is required in the major with no course grade below a C- (1.7) in an economics course required for the major.
In addition to the pre-business and business core curricula outlined on the BSBA page, 8 economics courses including:
Note: Majors are encouraged to take ECON 101 and ECON 102 and BUAD 202 during their first year, and ECON 271 and ECON 272 during their second year. A basic foundation in calculus (e.g., MATH 190, MATH 211) is required for ECON 271.
Students may plan their course load to pursue a general major in economics or to study a specific area in economics. Students interested in pursuing a graduate degree in economics are encouraged to seek advice concerning the honors program in economics, the mathematical economics major, and/or taking MATH 235 Multivariate Calculus, MATH 245 Linear Algebra, and MATH 321 Real Analysis.
The Economics Concentration (for Business Administration and Accounting majors only)
The economics concentration requires a minimum of four courses chosen from among the economics courses at the 200 and 300 levels, in addition to the pre-business and business core requirements outlined above. A maximum of seven courses can be taken in any area of concentration.
Students invited into the honors program may earn honors in economics by completing the following requirements:
- ECON 490;
- ECON 491;
- Two 300-level electives taken for honors credit;
- A student enrolled in ECON 490 and ECON 491 writes an honors thesis and presents it to the Economics faculty and other honors students.