Apr 12, 2024  
2021-22 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2021-22 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Economics (Nonbusiness), B.S.


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Economics and Finance 
615-898-2383
Stuart J. Fowler, program coordinator
Stuart.Fowler@mtsu.edu 

Students desiring a more flexible program than outlined in the B.B.A. degree in Economics may elect to pursue a B.S. degree in Economics. Candidates for this degree are not required to complete the Jennings A. Jones College of Business requirements, but they must meet the specific B.S. degree requirements listed in this catalog (Academic Policies and Procedures ). Any student electing the B.S. alternative should consult directly with the department chair to develop an acceptable degree program. This degree is offered through the College of Liberal Arts and is not considered a degree in business administration. A maximum of 25 percent of courses for a B.S. degree in Economics can be taken in business courses. Students must complete at least one minor.

Academic Map


Following is a printable, suggested four-year schedule of courses:

Economics (Nonbusiness), B.S., Academic Map   

Degree Requirements


General Education 41 hours
Major Requirements 27 hours
Auxiliary Courses 18 hours*
Electives 34-40 hours
TOTAL 120 hours

*This program requires courses that can also fulfill requirements of the General Education curriculum. If program requirements are also used to fulfill General Education requirements, the number of elective hours will increase.

General Education (41 hours)


General Education  requirements (shown in curricular listings below) include courses in Communication, History, Humanities and/or Fine Arts, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social/Behavioral Sciences.

The following courses required by the program meet General Education requirements:

Major Requirements (27 hours)


Auxiliary Courses (18 hours)


Electives (34-40 hours)


  • Nonbusiness electives 10 credit hours
  • Upper-division electives 21 credit hours
  • Electives 3-9 credit hours

Curriculum: Economics (Nonbusiness)


Curricular listings include General Education  requirements in Communication, History, Humanities and/or Fine Arts, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social/Behavioral Sciences categories.

Freshman


Subtotal: 30 Hours


Sophomore


Subtotal: 30 Hours


Junior


Subtotal: 30 Hours


Senior


Subtotal: 30 Hours


NOTE:


*Student must complete 42 hours of upper-division courses.

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