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2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
2017-2018 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 2000 , ACC 2100 , COM 2000  (or COM 2403 ) MTH 1221 -MTH 1222 , ECN 2100  (or ECN 2000  and ECN 2010 ), MIS 1000 , ((QMM 2400  and QMM 2410 ), or QMM 2500 )), SBC 1990  and SBC 2990 .
  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 3020 , ECN 3030  and ECN 3040  are not required for admission to major standing in economics, students must earn a grade of 2.0 or better in ECN 3020 , ECN 3030  and ECN 3040  in order to graduate.

30-32 credits total

Students on a previous catalog may use ECN 3810  as an Economics elective.

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