2015-2016 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]
Economics (Intercollegiate Program)
The Bachelor of Arts in Economics is a 120-hour program offered to students in the College of Humanities & Social Sciences. A minor in economics is also available in the College of Humanities & Social Sciences. Students majoring in economics in the College of Humanities & Social Sciences are required to take ECON 2000 , ECON 2010 , ECON 2035 , ECON 4710 and ECON 4720 . Other economics courses must be chosen with the advice and approval of the College of Humanities & Social Sciences advisor in the Department of Economics.
The learning objectives for students include:
- Identify the role of supply and demand in a market economy.
- Identify the necessary conditions for market economies to function well.
- Discuss market system advantages and pricing.
- Understanding of the economic role of government policy and the Federal Reserve.
- Define and analyze economic problems using algebraic and statistical methods.
- Identify the benefits and costs of a global economy.