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  Dec 15, 2017
 
 
    
2015 - 2017 UTPB Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Economics, BA


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A Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree in Economics aims to prepare students for participation in public affairs, positions in business and government service. It offers a strong foundation for pre-law students and for further graduate study leading to teaching and research positions in universities, government and private enterprise.

Degree Requirements


The minimum total credits required for a BA degree in Economics is 120. This degree requires a minor field of study.

General Education Requirements (42 sch)


Complete the requirements shown in the General Education Requirements section of this catalog, including the following specified courses:

Mathematics: MATH 1324  & MATH 1325  or MATH 2412  & MATH 2413 

Social Science: SOCI 1301  or PSYC 1301 

Lower Level


Communication (6 sch)


Language, Philosophy and Culture (3 sch)


* UNIV courses are open to students in the Honors Program only.

Political Science (U.S., State of Texas and Local Government) (6 sch)


* UNIV courses are open to students in the Honors Program only.

Creative Arts (6 sch)


* UNIV courses are open to students in the Honors Program only.

Social and Behavioral Science (3 sch)


Component Area (3 sch)


Computer Use


Economics majors obtain computer skills for problem-solving in COSC 1335  (BCIS 1305 or 1405), a required lower-division course. These skills are applied to solving economic problems in upper division core courses, such as MNGT 2342  and ECON 4307 .

Required Courses (27 sch)


Additional courses necessary to complete a minor and sufficient upper division electives to complete 48 upper division hours and 120 total hours

An economics major who pursues a General Degree in Economics is required to compete the following coursework:

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