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Undergraduates: Economics Major

Bachelor of Business Administration (Major in Business Economics in College of Business)

The Business Economics major in the College of Business is designed to provide training in economics and a broad business background for student who plan careers in management and business. OU Campus Aerial

The first two required courses for the Business Economics major are Principles of Microeconomics (ECON1030) and  Principles of Macroeconomics (ECON1040).  

Other courses required for the Business Economics major are Intermediate Microeconomics (ECON3030) or Managerial Economics (ECON3050), Intermediate Macroeconomics (ECON3040), Economic Methodology and Research (ECON4850)  and two economics electives. Consult the Undergraduate Catalog for a full listing of economic elective courses.

College of Business students with a dual major in Business Economics and Finance, or Business Economics and Marketing, are allowed to count ECON3050 twice.

ECON3800 and ECON3810 may not be counted toward meeting the requirements of the Business Economics major.

Business Economics majors must meet all University General Education requirements and all requirements of the College of Business.

A suggested plan of study for the Business Economics major is as follows:

Freshmen year:  ECON1030 and ECON1040

Sophomore year: ECON3040

Junior year:  ECON3030 or ECON3050 and economics elective

Senior year: ECON4850 and economics elective

(Note:  QBA2010 is a pre-requisite for ECON4850.)

For additional information contact Professor Rossiter (rossiter@ohio.edu).