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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 , ECON 2010 , ECON 2020 , IST 2010 , and QUAN 2600 . These five 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, John B. Goddard School of Business & Economics (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; 60-61 of these are John B. Goddard School of Business & Economics required courses and 24 are required within the major.
  • Program Code: 4017BS
  • CIPC: 520601

Advisement

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

Admission Requirements

Acceptance to the John B. Goddard School of Business & Economics is required for all business majors, minors, emphases and certificates. 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 GSBE Advising Center, WB 211, (801) 626-6534 and/or the Department of Economics, WB 226, (801) 626-6066.

General Education

Refer to Degree and General Education 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.

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