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  Feb 21, 2018
 
 
    
2017-2019 UTPB Undergraduate 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)


Communication (6 sch)


Language, Philosophy and Culture (3 sch)


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

Mathematics (3 or 4 sch)


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 (3 sch)


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

Social and Behavioral Science (3 sch)


Component Area (3 sch)


Second Math (3 or 4 sch)


Students must complete two math courses for this degree.  Choose one of the following courses that was not used as a General Education Requirement.

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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