Business Economics (B.S.Bus.)

This program is offered through the College of Business and Economics.

Students preparing for professional careers as economists in private business, government service, or careers where a broad knowledge of economics is useful should elect this curriculum.

Required course work includes the university requirements (see regulation J-3), the college requirements, and:

College of Business & Economics Requirements54-57
Major Requirements24-60
Total Hours78-117

Major Requirements 

ECON 351Intermediate Macroeconomic Analysis3
ECON 352Intermediate Microeconomic Analysis3
ECON 453Econometrics3
ECON 490Economic Theory and Policy3
Select one of the following options:12-48
Total Hours24-60

A. General Option

Select 9 Upper-Division Credits in Economics9
Select one Upper-Division Elective3
Total Hours12

Courses to total 120 credits for this degree

B. Financial Economics Option

FIN 302Intermediate Financial Management3
FIN 407Financial Institutions3
ECON 343Money and Banking3
Select at least one of the following:3
International Finance
Security Analysis
Portfolio Management
Derivatives and Risk Management
Select one Upper-Division Economics Elective3
Total Hours15

Courses to total 120 credits for this degree

C. PGA Golf Management Option

Required course work includes all Business Economics, the Business Economics General Option requirements and:

PGA 103Introduction to PGA Golf Management2
PGA 150PGA Golf Management I2
PGA 251PGA Golf Management II 12
PGA 298Internship (MAx 6 credits)1-3
PGA 385PGA Golf Management III 12
PGA 386Food and Beverage Hospitality with Lab 24
PGA 398Internship (Max 6 credits)1-3
REC 105Teaching Golf I2
REC 205Teaching Golf II2
REC 305Teaching Golf III2
Total Hours20-24
Courses to total 130 credits for this degree
Students must have a 12.0 handicap or better to enter this program. International students can complete the degree requirements, but membership to the PGA of America requires US Citizenship or Resident Alien status.