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Business Economics Major


Program Sheet

 

The business economics major involves studies in accounting, finance, marketing, decision science, management and information management and application of economic theory.  The business economics major offers students tools to analyze and quantify various factors of business enterprises.  As it is the study of efficient allocation, economics has much to offer students in the way of general and specialized preparation for positions in business, as well as government and the academic profession.

Business Economics Required Courses

Course Code

Course Name

PreReq’s

Credits

 

ECON 3010

Intermediate Macroeconomics

ECON 1010 and 1020, QA and Math 2200/2350, Soph. Standing

3

ECON 3020

Intermediate Microeconomics

ECON 1000, ECON 1010, ECON 1020, ECON 1200, ECON 1300, or ECON 1400

3

ECON 4240

History of Economic Thought

Senior Standing, ECON 3010 and 3020, or permission of instructor

3

ECON 4000+

Upper Division Economics Elective

varies

3

ECON 4000+

Upper Division Economics Elective

varies

3

Business Economics Required Total

15

 

Business Electives

Course Code 

Course Name 

PreReqs 

Credits 

Advanced Business Electives 

3000+ 

Any Business Course 

 

3000+ 

Any Business Course 

 

Business Economics Total 

21

 


Economics Major – Quantitative Concentration


Program Sheet

 

The economics major offers coursework which examines the science of efficient allocation.

All courses for the major require a minimum grade of C (not C-).

33 credit hours (21 credits Economics – Quantitative Requirements, 12 credits Economics – Quantitative Elective Courses)

 

Economics – Quantitative Requirements

Course Code

Course Name

PreReq’s

Credits

ECON 1010

Principles of Macroeconomics

 

3

ECON 1020

Principles of Microeconomics

 

3

ECON 3010

Intermediate Macroeconomics

ECON 1010 and 1020, QA and MATH 2200/2350, Soph. Standing

3

ECON 3020

Intermediate Microeconomics

ECON 1000, ECON 1010, ECON 1020, ECON 1300, or ECON 1400

3

STAT 3050

Statistical Methods

STAT 2050, 2070 or equivalent

3

ECON 4230

Intermediate Econometrics

ECON 3020, STAT 2050 or 2070, MATH 2350

3

ECON 4240

History of Economic Thought (Evolution of Economic Ideas)

Senior Standing, ECON 3010 and 3020 or permission of instructor

3

Economics Major -- Core Total

21

 

Economics – Quantitative Elective Courses

Course Code

Course Name

PreReq’s

Credits

 

4000+

Any Econ Course 4000+ (excl. Econ 4230, 4240)

 

12

Econ Electives Total

12

 

Business Economics Electives

Course Code

Course Name

PreReq’s

Credits

 

1000+

Any UW Course (excl. required)

 

33

3000+

Any UW Course (excl. required)

 

15

 

Economics Major – Policy Concentration


Program Sheet

 

The economics major offers coursework which examines the science of efficient allocation.

All courses for the major require a minimum grade of C (not C-).

33 credit hours (18 credits Economics – Policy Requirements, 15 credits Economics – Policy Elective Courses)

 

Economics – Policy Requirements

Course Code

Course Name

PreReqs

Credits

ECON 1010

Principles of Macroeconomics

 

3

ECON 1020

Principles of Microeconomics

 

3

ECON 3010

Intermediate Macroeconomics

ECON 1010 and 1020, QA and MATH 2200/2350, Soph. Standing

3

ECON 3020

Intermediate Microeconomics

ECON 1000, ECON 1010, ECON 1020, ECON 1300, or ECON 1400

3

STAT 3050

Statistical Methods

STAT 2050, 2070 or equivalent

3

ECON 4240

History of Economic Thought

Senior Standing, ECON 3010 and 3020 or permission of instructor

3

Economics Major – Core Total

18

 

Economics – Policy Elective Courses

Course Code

Course Name

PreReqs

Credits

 

ECON 3000+

Any Econ 3000+ (excl. required)

 

6

ECON 4000+

Any Econ 4000+ (excl. required)

 

9

Econ Electives Total

15

 

Free Electives

Course Code

Course Name

PreReqs

Credits

 

1000+

Any UW Course (excl. required)

 

33

3000+

Any UW Course (excl. required)

 

15

 

 Economics Minor


Program Sheet

 

The economics minor offers coursework which explores the science of efficient allocation.

All courses for the minor require a minimum grade of C (not C-).

15 credit hours (9 credits required courses, 6 credits elective courses)

 

Required Courses (must take all courses)

Course Code

Course Name

PreReqs

Credits

ECON 3010

Intermediate Macroeconomics

ECON 1010 and 1020, QA and MATH 2200/2350 and sophomore standing

3

ECON 3020

Intermediate Microeconomics

ECON 1000, ECON 1010, ECON 1020, ECON 1200, ECON 1300, or ECON 1400

3

ECON 3000+

Any Economics Course (excl. 3010,3020)

 

3

Total

9

 

Approved Elective Courses

Course Code

Course Name

PreReqs

Credits

Advanced Economics Electives

4000+

Any Economics Course

 

3

4000+

Any Economics Course

 

3

Total

15

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Department of Economics
College of Business Department 3985
Laramie, WY 82071
Phone 307-766-2175
Fax 307-766-4028
Email economics@uwyo.edu

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