Curriculum & Courses

B.S. in Economics Curriculum

General Education (42 hours)

Econ Core (39 hours)

Economics Core (9 hours)
Intermediate Micro (Econ 2100)
Intermediate Macro (Econ 2200)
Intro to Econ Statistics (Econ 2300)

Emphasis Area (18 hours) A minimum of 12 hours must be in Economics
Cost-Benefit Analysis (Econ 4430)
Econometrics (Econ 4330)
Economic Development (Econ 4730)
Energy Economics (Econ 4540)
Environmental and Natural Resource Economics (Econ 4440)
Corporate Finance (Fin 2150)
Group Dynamics (Psych 4601)
Industrial Psychology (Psych 4700)
International Trade (Econ 4710)
Labor Economics (Econ 4820)
Law and Economics (Econ 3810)
Marketing Strategy Essentials (Bus 3105)
Mathematical Economics (Econ 4310)
Money and Banking (Econ 4230)
Organizational Psychology (Psych 4602)

International Finance (Econ 4720)
Foreign Language

Free Electives (12 hours)
Free Electives consist of any courses that the student wishes to take for a combined total of 12 hours.

 

B.A. in Economics

In addition to the general university requirements for a Bachelor of Arts degree, a student must complete:

All of these, with a minimum grade of "C" in each:
Micro Economics (Econ 1100)
Macro Economics (Econ 1200)
Intermediate Micro (Econ 2100)
Intermediate Macro (Econ 2200)

At least 18 additional hours of economics electives, above the 200 level, with a minimum grade of "C" in each.

All of these:
Accounting and Finance (Eng Mg 2211)
Engineering Statistics (Stat 3115) OR Business and Economics Statistics I (Econ 1300)
Economic and Business Applications (Econ 2300)

 

Teaching Certificate in Economics

The student will fulfill the general requirements for the bachelor of arts degree, except for foreign language; the requirement for the Economics major (teacher certification); and the requirements for Missouri certification in the teaching of Social Studies. Requirements for Teacher Certification as an Economics major are as follows:

General Education (37 hours)
English/Humanities/Fine Arts
- Exposition and Argumentation (English 1120)
- Writing and Research (English 1160)
- Principles of Speech (SP&MS 1185)
- Other Humanities and Fine Arts (6 hours)
Social Science (12 hours)
- American History to 1877 (Hist 1300) OR American History Since 1877 (Hist 1310)
- American Government (Pol Sci 1200)
- General Psychology (Psych 1101)
- Geography
Natural Science (7 hours)
- Geology OR Physics
- General Biology (Bio 1113)
- One lab
- Math

All of these, with a minimum grade of "C" in each:
Micro Economics (Econ 1100)
Macro Economics (Econ 1200)
Intermediate Micro (Econ 2100)
Intermediate Macro (Econ 2200)
Business and Economics Statistics I (Econ 1300) OR Statistics for the Social Sciences (Stat 1115) OR Statistical Tools for Decision Making (Stat 3111)
Introduction To Economic Statistics (Econ 2300)

Accounting
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Economics electives (12 hours) with a minimum grade of "C" in each
See Course Descriptions for examples

For more information see:
Missouri S&T Teacher Education Program

 

Economics Minor

Students wishing to minor in economics may select from a variety of courses tailored to their own needs. Specific tracks are available in energy/technology, international, financial, business economics, and accounting and finance. Students majoring in other disciplines are encouraged to develop a minor in economics. The formal minor in economics is designed to provide students with a solid understanding of economic principles and concepts and the ability to apply this knowledge to a host of economic, public policy and business problems. This program will be of particular benefit to those students whose major field of study may lead them to pursue a management position or later graduate studies in business.

General Minor
Economics Core, six credit hours (required)
- Micro Economics (Econ 1100)
- Macro Economics (Econ 1200)
  And 3 credit hours from (can take both, leaving 3 credit hours from next list):
- Intermediate Micro (Econ 2100)
- Intermediate Macro (Econ 2200)
  And 6 credit hours from:
- Economic and Business Applications (Econ 2300)
- Law and Economics (Econ 3810)
- Econometrics (Econ 4330)
- Mathematical Economics (Econ 4310)
- Money and Banking (Econ 4230)
- Corporate Finance (Fin 2150)
- International Trade (Econ 4710)
- International Finance (Econ 4720)
- Cost Benefit Analysis (Econ 4430)
- Network Economy (Econ 4130)
- Environment and Natural Resource Economics (Econ 4440)
- Energy Economics (Econ 4540)
- Economic Development (Econ 4730)
- Labor Economics (Econ 4820)

Energy/Technology Minor
Required courses:
- Micro Economics (Econ 1100)
- Macro Economics (Econ 1200)
- Intermediate Micro (Econ 2100)
And 6 credit hours from:
- Econometrics (Econ 4330)
- Cost-Benefit Analysis (Econ 4430)
- Environment and Natural Resource Economics (Econ 4440)
- Energy Economics (Econ 4540)

International Economics Minor
Required courses:
- Micro Economics (Econ 1100)
- Macro Economics (Econ 1200)
- Intermediate Macro (Econ 2200)
And 6 credit hours from:
- International Trade (Econ 4710)
- Economic Development (Econ 4730)
- Comparative Economic Systems (Econ 4350)