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2017-2018 Catalog

Economics, Business (BS)


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  • Program Prerequisites: Most business and economics courses with numbers above 3000 require formal admission to the John B. Goddard School of Business & Economics and completion of ACTG 2010 , ACTG 2020 , ECON 2010 , ECON 2020 , IST 2010 , and QUAN 2600 . These six courses are referred to collectively as “Business Foundations.” (Refer to the John B. Goddard School of Business & Economics Requirements .)
  • Minor: None required.
  • Grade Requirements: Candidates for the bachelor of science degree must complete all prerequisite and required business and economics courses with a grade of “C-” or higher. In addition, the cumulative Business Foundations GPA, Goddard School (major) GPA, and the overall university GPA must be 2.5 or higher.
  • Credit Hour Requirements: A total of 120 credit hours is required for graduation.  A total of 40 upper division credit hours are required (courses numbered 3000 and above).

Advisement

Advisement is strongly encouraged for all Goddard School majors and minors. See more information on available advising resources in the John B. Goddard School of Business & Economics  section of this catalog.

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Admission Requirements

Acceptance to the John B. Goddard School of Business & Economics is required for students pursuing a Bachelor of Science or Associates of Science as well as students pursuing minors in Accounting or Economics.  To be admitted, students must register for BSAD 2899  or ECON 2899  (for non-business Economics majors only). Students may obtain information regarding admissions from the Goddard School Advising Center, WB 211, (801) 626-6534.

General Education

Refer to Degree Requirements  for the University Bachelor of Science requirements.  The following courses required for the Business Economics major will also satisfy general education requirements:  ENGL 2010  (Composition); MATH 1050  (Quantitative Literacy); ECON 2010  or ECON 2020  (Social Science); ECON 1740  is recommended to fulfill the Senate Bill Requirement in American Institutions.

MATH 1050  is a prerequisite for ECON 2010 , QUAN 2400 , and QUAN 2600 . Students seeking a major in Economics should plan to take the necessary mathematics courses as early as possible in their program of study.

Major Course Requirements for BS Degree


John B. Goddard School of Business & Economics Requirements


Business Courses Required (9-10 credit hours)


Note:


*ECON 4970  and 4980  will complete the communication requirement as part of the business core as well as the required business course for the Business Economics major.

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