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2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business Administration, Business Economics Major, B.S.

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Requirements for the major in business economics

Major adviser: Anandi P. Sahu

The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a major in business economics combines studies of the basic functional areas of business with the analytical and quantitative methods of economics and therefore provides students with the ability to apply general concepts of economics to help solve managerial problems. This major prepares students for careers in business management or public administration, or for graduate study in business, economics or law.

To fulfill the requirements for the business economics major, students must be admitted to major standing in business economics, complete the core program and complete a minimum of 30 credits, as specified below, with a grade of 2.0 or better in each major course. A grade of 2.0 or better must be achieved in each prerequisite for an economics course before a business economics major, or any Oakland University student, may begin work in that economics course

Requirements for major standing

Admission to major standing in economics requires:

  1. Completion of the writing requirement.
  2. Completion of the following courses, or their equivalents, with a grade of 2.0 or better in each course: ACC 200 , ACC 210 , COM 201  (or COM 202 ) MTH 121 -MTH 122 , ECN 210  (or ECN 200  and ECN 201 ), MIS 100 , ((QMM 240  and QMM 241 ), or QMM 250 )), SBC 199  and SBC 299 .
  3. Completion of these courses with a 2.0 in each course and an overall 2.6 GPA.
  4. Approval of an ”Application for Major Standing in Economics.”

Although ECN 302 , ECN 303  and ECN 304  are not required for admission to major standing in economics, students must earn a grade of 2.0 or better in ECN 302 , ECN 303  and ECN 304  in order to graduate.

30-32 credits total

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