Economics Major, Asset Management Concentration (B.A.) (Combined B.A./M.B.A.)

120 credits of coursework is required for the baccalaureate degree with a minimum 2.0 overall GPA, and a minimum 2.0 major GPA.

General Education Requirements

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A. New Student Seminar1
C. Communication
1. Writing 3
2. Literature3
3. Communication3
D. Fine and Performing Arts3
F. Humanities
1. Great Works and Their Influences3
2. Philosophical and Religious Perspectives 3
G. Computer Science
Fulfilled by INFO 173 in the major.0
H. Mathematics 0
Fulfilled by INFO 240 in the major.
I. Natural Science Laboratory4
J. Physical Education1
K. Social Science
1. American and European History 3
2. Global Cultural Perspectives3
3. Social Science Perspectives 0
Fulfilled by ECON 101 in the major.
L. Interdisciplinary Studies 0
Fulfilled by ECON 102 in the major.
Total Credits30

World Languages and Cultures Requirements

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World Languages3-6
World Cultures0-3
Total Credits3-9


Program Requirements

General Education Requirements30
World Languages and Cultures Requirements3-9
Major Requirements63
Free Electives24-18
Total Credits120

Major Requirements

Economics Major
Core Courses
ECON 101Applied Macroeconomics3
ECON 102Applied Microeconomics3
ECON 203Fundamental Mathematics for Economics3
ECON 207Intermediate Microeconomic Analysis3
or ECON 206 Managerial Economics
ECON 208Intermediate Macroeconomic Analysis3
ECON 317Quantitative Methods for Economics3
ECON 370International Economics3
ECON 390Applied Econometrics3
ECON 412Business Forecasting and Analytics3
ECON 438Advanced Seminar in Economics3
Major Electives
Complete one course from the list below. Courses taken as part of the Asset Management concentration cannot also count toward this requirement.3
Asset Management Concentration
Concentration Core
ACCT 201Fundamentals of Financial Accounting3
ECON 224Financial Economics3
ECON 324Capital Markets and Financial Institutions3
FINC 322Corporate Finance3
FINC 326Investments3
FINC 430Financial Derivatives3
Concentration Electives
Complete two courses from the following:6
Money and Banking
Public Finance
The Entrepreneurial Mindset and Innovation
Entrepreneurial Accounting and Finance
Marketing for Entrepreneurs
Professional Selling
Mortgage and Fixed Income Analysis
Real Estate Investments
Collateral Courses
INFO 173Spreadsheet Modeling for Business Decisions3
INFO 240Statistical Methods in Business3
Career Learning
BUGN 310Campus to Career Transition I0
BUGN 320Campus To Career Transition II0
BUGN 330Campus To Career Transition III0
BUGN 340Campus To Career Transition IV0
Total Credits63

M.B.A. Swing Courses taken at the undergraduate level

Upon admission to the dual degree program, students will be provided with a cohort sequence and a student code, which will allow them to enrill in a specific list of 6 credits (3 or 4 courses) from the list beliow. These courses will also count toward the M.B.A. program requirements.
ACCT 560Accounting for Business Managers3
ECON 562Macroeconomics Analysis and Public Policy1.5
ECON 563Managerial Economics1.5
INBS 561Emerging Trends in Global Markets1.5
INFO 561Foundations of Data Analytics1.5
INFO 562Operations Analytics1.5
INFO 563Information Systems Strategy and Innovation3
INFO 564Operations and Supply Chain Management1.5
MGMT 561Achieving Competitive Advantage1.5
MGMT 567Business Growth Strategy1.5
MKTG 561Applied Marketing Management1.5
MKTG 562Market Analysis and Customer Insight1.5
MKTG 563Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility1.5

This recommended five-year plan is provided as an outline for students to follow in order to complete their degree requirements within five years.  This plan is a recommendation and students should only use it in consultation with their academic advisor.

Fifth year courses are taken at the graduate level, after matriculation into the graduate portion of this combined degree program.

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
GENERAL EDUCATION: (A) New Student Seminar 1
GENERAL EDUCATION: (C3) Communication 3
ECON 101 Applied Macroeconomics 3
ECON 102 Applied Microeconomics 3
MATH 100 Math for Business and Social Sciences (if needed or Free Elective) 3
GENERAL EDUCATION: (C2) Literature 3
GENERAL EDUCATION: (K1) Social Science – American and European History 3
ACCT 201 Fundamentals of Financial Accounting 3
INFO 173 Spreadsheet Modeling for Business Decisions 3
ECON 203 Fundamental Mathematics for Economics 3
Second Year
World Language 1 3
ECON 207
Intermediate Microeconomic Analysis
or Managerial Economics
ECON 208 Intermediate Macroeconomic Analysis 3
ECON 224 Financial Economics 3
INFO 240 Statistical Methods in Business 3
GENERAL EDUCATION: (F1) Humanities – Great Works and Their Influences 3
World Language 2 3
ECON 317 Quantitative Methods for Economics 3
ECON 324 Capital Markets and Financial Institutions 3
ECON Major Elective 3
Third Year
GENERAL EDUCATION: (F2) Humanities – Philosophical and Religious Perspectives 3
ECON 370 International Economics 3
ECON 390 Applied Econometrics 3
FINC 322 Corporate Finance 3
FINC 326 Investments 3
BUGN 310 Campus to Career Transition I 0
GENERAL EDUCATION: (K2) Social Science – Global Cultural Perspectives 3
ECON 412 Business Forecasting and Analytics 3
FINC 430 Financial Derivatives 3
BUGN 320 Campus To Career Transition II 0
Concentration Elective 3
Concentration Elective 3
Fourth Year
GENERAL EDUCATION: (I) Natural Science Laboratory 4
GENERAL EDUCATION: (J) Physical Education 1
ECON 438 Advanced Seminar in Economics 3
BUGN 330 Campus To Career Transition III 0
Free Elective 3
Free Elective 3
GENERAL EDUCATION: (D) Fine and Performing Arts 3
World Cultures 3
BUGN 340 Campus To Career Transition IV 0
Free Elective 3
MBA Graduate Swing Courses 6
 Total Credits120
Plan of Study Grid
Fourth Year
First Half  
MBA Core course 1.5
MBA Core course 1.5
MBA Elective course 1.5
Second Half  
MBA Core course 3
MBA Core course 1.5
MBA Core course 1.5
Fifth Year
First Half  
MBA Core course 1.5
MBA Flexible Core course 1.5
MBA Flexible Core course 1.5
MBA Elective course 1.5
Second Half  
MBA Core course 1.5
MBA Core course 1.5
MBA Elective course 1.5
First Half  
MBA Core course 3
MBA Elective course 1.5
Second Half  
MBA Core course 1.5
MBA Core course 1.5
MBA Core course 1.5
 Total Credits30