Economics B.A. (International Economics Emphasis)

Degree Requirements: 126 Credit Hours

See Core Curriculum for required courses in Area A1 through Area E.

Credit Hours
Area A1 - Communication Skills
Select 6 credit hours from Area A1 of the Core Curriculum6
Area A2 - Quantitative Skills
Select 3 credit hours from Area A2 of the Core Curriculum3
Area B - Global Engagement
Select 4 credit hours from Area B of the Core Curriculum4
Area C - Humanities, Fine Arts, and Ethics
Select 6 credit hours from Area C of the Core Curriculum6
Area D - Natural Sciences, Mathematics, and Technology
STAT   2231Introduction to Statistics I3
or BUSA   3131 Business Statistics
Select 8 additional credit hours from Area D of the Core Curriculum 8
Area E - Social Sciences
Select 12 credit hours from Area E of the Core Curriculum12
Area F - Courses Appropriate to Major
CISM   2530Advanced Business Applications3
ECON   2106Business Economics3
Foreign Language 20013
Foreign Language 20023
MATH   1232Survey of Calculus3
STAT   2232Introduction to Statistics II3
or BUSA   3132 Applied Statistics and Optimization
Health and Physical Education Activities
HLTH   1520Healthful Living2
Physical Education Activities2
FYE   1220First-Year Seminar2
Major Requirements
ECON   3131Intermediate Macroeconomics3
ECON   3132International Trade3
ECON   3231Intermediate Microeconomics3
ECON   3232International Macroeconomics3
ECON   4431Economic Development3
Any Upper Division ECON class or any upper division COBA international course9
Select 15 credit hours of Minor courses15
Select 12 credit hours of Electives (depending on credit hours needed for foreign language)12
Foreign Language
Select 0-6 credit hours of Foreign Language courses (if needed to complete Intermediate II)0-6
Select 15-21 credit hours of Electives (depending on credit hours needed for foreign language)15-21
Total Credit Hours126

Honors in Economics-International Economics Emphasis

To graduate with Honors in Economics-International Economics Emphasis, a student must:

  • be admitted to the University Honors Program;
  • successfully complete BUSA 3620H Honors Business Seminar and BUSA 3610H Honors Research Seminar; *
  • successfully complete and present an Honors Thesis or Capstone Project;
  • be in good standing in the University Honors Program at the time of graduation.

Honors students in the College of Business are strongly encouraged to take Honors classes where appropriate.

* Note:  BUSA 3620H and BUSA 3610H  together count toward a business  degree program as 3 hours of free elective credit, meaning that business honors students have 3 hours less of free elective credit towards their degree than non-honors business students.


Department of Finance and Economics
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(912) 478-5216