Catalog 2010-2012

Economics

The Economics major requires a minimum of 120 total hours to graduate. This total includes Liberal Arts Core requirements (pages xxx-xxx) and  the following specified major requirements, plus electives to complete the minimum of 120 hours. Liberal Arts Core courses included in major program requirements are distinguished by italics.

 

Required:

Business Administration, Interdepartmental: 100:010; 100:020 .....0 hours

Economics: 920:053; 920:054; 920:103; 920:104; 920:169; 920:181.....18 hours

Mathematics: 800:072.....3 hours

Emphasis requirements (students choose only one area of emphasis).....18-42 hours

39-63 hours

 

Emphases:

General Economics (18 hours)

Electives: 100/2000/3000/4000-level economics courses.....18 hours

 

Quantitative Techniques (40 hours)

Required:

  Economics: 920:168.....3 hours

  Mathematics: 800:046800:060; 800:061; 800:062; 800:076; 800:140.....22 hours

Electives: 100/2000/3000/4000-level economics courses (except 920:177).....15 hours

40 hours

 

Business Economics (39 hours)

Students who select this emphasis must satisfy the College of Business Administration (CBA) admission requirements before they can officially declare their major. A copy of the Admission, Retention, and Graduation Policy may be obtained from the Student Advising and Career Services Office in the College of Business Administration or at www.CBA.uni.edu/dbweb/pages/students/advising-policies.cfm. Prior to completion of the admission requirements, students may sign an intent to major in Economics/Business Economics and be classified as a prospective (pre)major. Pre-Economics/Business Economics majors may enroll in lower division (below 100/2000/3000/4000-level) business courses only. Enrollment in upper division (100/2000/3000/4000-level) business courses requires satisfactory completion of the CBA admission requirements and any course prerequisites.

Economics/Business Economics majors may declare a double major, and/or major and minor within the College of Business Administration, subject to the regulations of those CBA departments affected. Economics/Business Economics majors minoring within the CBA must select minors designated for business majors.

To graduate with an Economics/Business Economics major from the College of Business Administration, a student must earn at least 50% of the business credit hours required for the major at UNI.  Students must take at least 50% of the course work required for the degree outside the College of Business Administration. Up to nine hours of economics (excluding 920:020), and six hours of statistics may be counted as outside the College of Business Administration. A student must also complete 920:053, 920:054, 920:103, and 920:104 with at least a C- in each course whether taken at UNI or an institution from which transfer credit for these courses is accepted; must earn a 2.20 cumulative grade point average at UNI; must earn an overall 2.20 grade point average in 120:xxx, 130:xxx, 150:xxx, 160:xxx, and 920:xxx courses taken at UNI; and earn a 2.50 or better, in all 920:xxx courses taken at UNI excluding 920:020, 920:024, 920:070, 920:177 and 920:179. Students given permission to graduate out-of-residence must earn a 2.20 or better in all courses approved and accepted for out-of-residence credit.

Required business core:

  Accounting: 120:030; 120:031.....6 hours

  Marketing: 130:101.....3 hours

  Management: 150:080; 150:100; 150:153; 150:154; 150:175.....15 hours

  Finance: 160:151.....3 hours

  Economics: 920:020; 920:070.....6 hours

Electives: 100/2000/3000/4000-level economics courses.....6 hours

39 hours

 

Applied Economic Analysis (42 hours)

Required:

  Accounting: 120:030; 120:031.....6 hours

  Management: 150:080.....3 hours

  Finance: 160:151; 160:152; and one of the following - 160:153, 160:161, 160:162.....9 hours

  Mathematics: 800:046; 800:060; 800:061.....12 hours

  Economics: 920:070; 920:113; 920:168.....9 hours

Electives: 100/2000/3000/4000-level economics courses.....3 hours

42 hours

Students successfully completing the requirements for a Mathematics major (any emphasis) may waive 920:070 and 920:168 in the Applied Economic Analysis emphasis.  However, Applied Economic Analysis majors who drop or fail to complete the Mathematics major for any reason will be required to take 920:070, 920:168, 800:060, and 800:061 before graduation.