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New Mexico State University

2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog


DEGREE: Bachelor of Business Administration

MAJOR: Economics

This program is especially suitable for students who find economics interesting and who intend, perhaps without additional formal education beyond the Bachelor degree, to take jobs in business or government. This degree prepares you for a wide variety of jobs including those leading eventually to positions of executive responsibility. It is also appropriate for those who may choose to seek a Master of Business Administration degree after graduation.

In addition to completing general education common core, College of Business foundation and business core, Viewing a Wider World requirements, and general electives (see above), every candidate for this major must complete each of these courses with a grade of C- or better: ECON 251G, ECON 252G, A ST 251G or A ST 311 (or the equivalent) and MATH 142G (or MATH 191G), and earn a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 in the following major course requirements.

Requirements

Major Courses (24 credits)

ECON 304Money and Banking

3 cr.

ECON 371Intermediate Microeconomic Theory

3 cr.

ECON 372Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory

3 cr.

ECON 405Economic Statistics

3 cr.

ECON 489Senior Economics Seminar

3 cr.

Electives in economics, upper-division

at least nine 300 or 400 level economics courses including three credit hours from:

ECON 332Public Finance

3 cr.

ECON 336Labor Problems

3 cr.

ECON 401Managerial Economics

3 cr.

ECON 450International Economics

3 cr.

ECON 457Mathematical Economics

3 cr.