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Economics (B.A.) - Business Economics Track

Administered by Economics

Effective Fall, 2008

As per PRP3604: All students earning a first baccalaureate degree will take at least 30 of their last 45 credits at Bloomsburg University, no more credits are required than the 30 credits. All first baccalaureate students will take at least 50% of credits required for the Major from a PASSHE university. Bloomsburg University may require up to a maximum of 50% of the Major credits. Program exceptions to the policy are to be approved by the Office of the Chancellor.

In addition to 50 credit hours of general education requirements and 31 credit hours in free electives, 39 credits in economics core courses, economics electives and business courses are required to meet the university's 120-credit requirement for a Bachelor of Science degree.

Economics Core courses

ECONOMIC.121 Principles of Economics I

ECONOMIC.122 Principles of Economics II

ECONOMIC.221 Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory

ECONOMIC.222 Intermediate Micro-Theory and Managerial Economics

ECONOMIC.256 Business and Economics Statistics I

Economics electives

A total of 12 credits are required, including the following:

ECONOMIC.356 Business and Economic Statistics II or ECONOMIC.456 Introduction to Econometrics

Business Core courses

Majors choose from one of two tracks, each totaling 18 credit hours:

Track 1

ACCT.221 Principles of Accounting I
ACCT.222 Principles of Accounting II
ACCT.223 Managerial Accounting
FINANCE.313 Business Finance

Track 2

ACCT.220 Financial Accounting
ACCT.223 Managerial Accounting
FINANCE.313 Business Finance
MKTG.310 Marketing: Principles and Practice