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Economics Major (BSBA)


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Economics Major- Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA)

Please see the UNLV Lee Business School web page at www.unlv.edu/business for information about department programs, faculty and facilities.

Please see advising information at the UNLV Lee Business School Undergraduate Advising at www.unlv.edu/business/advising

Accreditation

Institution - Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (www.nwccu.org)

Program - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (www.aacsb.edu)

Learning Outcomes

  1. Use supply and demand analysis;
  2. Apply the concept of opportunity cost;
  3. Use marginal analysis;
  4. Use the appropriate models to explain the behavior of economic agents in different market structures;
  5. Explain the causes of short-run fluctuations in macroeconomic variables;
  6. Explain the determinants of long run economic growth;
  7. Predict the effects of various micro- and macroeconomic policies using the appropriate models;
  8. Gather, analyze, and interpret economic data;
  9. Describe the role and function of financial markets, institutions, and policies;
  10. Analyze global economic issues.

University Graduation Requirements

Degree Requirements - Total: 120 Credits


General Education Requirements - Subtotal: 35-40 Credits


Where specific course are not identified, please see the related section of the Undergraduate Catalog for information about which courses may satisfy university core requirements.

First-Year Seminar - Credits: 2-3


English Composition - Credits: 6


Second-Year Seminar - Credits: 3


Constitutions - Credits: 3-6


Mathematics - Credits: 3


  or higher

Distribution Requirements - Credits:18-19


Please see Distribution Requirements  for more information.

  • Humanities and Fine Arts: 9 credits
    • Humanities, 6 credits required from two different areas. It is recommended that students take  , as one of the humanities courses.
    • Fine Arts ,  3 credits required
  • Social Science
    • Automatically satisfied by business requirements
  • Life and Physical Sciences and Analytical Thinking: 9-10 credits

 

Multicultural and International


Multicultural, one three-credit course required
International, one three-credit course required

These courses may overlap with general education and major requirements.  A single course may not meet the multicultural and international requirements simultaneously. For the list of approved multicultural and international courses, go to: www.unlv.edu/provost/multicultural-requirement

Lee Business School Requirements - BSBA in Economics - Subtotal: 75-80 Credits


Economics Major Requirements - Credits: 24


 Nine of the 24 required economics major credits must be 400-level ECON courses.

General Electives - Credits: 0-10


The number of general electives necessary for each student varies based on how many credits a student uses to satisfy the requirements identified above. The minimum credits required to earn a degree from Lee Business School is 120.

Total Credits: 120


Economics Major Advanced Track Program


The Advanced Economics Program allows undergraduates to take one or two 700-level graduate courses (6 credits) in their undergraduate program and then count them in the MA program in economics. Students planning to pursue graduate studies in economics are encouraged to take the Economics Advanced Track Program.

General Electives - Credits:0-10


The number of general electives necessary for each student varies based on how many credits a student uses to satisfy the requirements identified above. The minimum credits required to earn a degree from Lee Business School is 120.

Total Credits: 120


UNLV undergraduate Economics majors must meet all of the following criteria to be eligible for the Advanced Program Track:

  1. Receiving at least a B in graduate-level Economics courses completed as an undergraduate
  2. Satisfactory completion of Graduate College admission requirements
  3. Senior standing
  4. Minimum of 3.0 GPA
  5. Completion of the following courses with a minimum of 3.5 GPA and no grade lower than B: ECON 262  or ECON 441 ; ECON 302 ; ECON 303  and MATH 181  
  6. Department chair or graduate coordinator’s recommendation
  7. Submission of two letters of recommendation, a completed Enrollment Request form to the Economics Department no less than two weeks before the beginning of the semester for which they would like to register for graduate courses

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