Guide to Academic Planning 2018-2019

Economics and Business

Students interested in accounting, economics or business should take ECON 100 Survey of Economic Issues or BUSI 100 Contemporary Issues in Business and Entrepreneurship. They also are encouraged to take either MATH 120 Functions and Models or MATH 130 Calculus I during their freshman year.

Major courses do not begin until the sophomore year; however, the following courses may be taken with consent of instructor: BUSI 200 and BUSI 210 Principles of Accounting I and II, ECON 200 Microeconomic Theory, or ECON 210 Macroeconomic Theory.

Major

The Department of Economics and Business offers:

  1. A major in Economics and Business  
  2. A major in Economics  
  3. A major in Accounting  
  4. A minor in Business
  5. A minor in Economics  
  6. A minor in Accounting  
  7. A Master of Arts in Accounting  

Students are not allowed to earn a double major solely in the Department. Students who major in Economics and Business, Economics, or Accounting may not minor in Business, Economics, or Accounting.

 

COURSE PLANNING

A typical student’s schedule (for each of the three majors)

Economics and Business
Fall Spring
First Year The Engaged Citizen & Explorations
ENGL 110 Intro to Academic Writing
Language I
Learning Domain 1
MATH 120 Functions and Models
or
MATH 130 Calculus I
Language II
Learning Domain 2
elective
Second Year ECON 200 Microeconomic Theory 
BUSI 200 Principles of Accounting I
Learning Domain 3
elective
ECON 210 Macroeconomic Theory 
BUSI 210 Principles of Accounting II
Learning Domain 4
elective
Third Year BUSI 250 Principles of Statistics
Upper-level Economics (1)
Upper-level Accounting (1)
Learning Domain 5
Upper-level Economics (2)
Upper-level Accounting (2)
Learning Domain 6
elective
Fourth Year Upper-level Economics (3)
Learning Domain 7
2 electives
BUSI 350 Business Law
BUSI 497 Corporate Strategy
2 electives
Economics
Fall Spring
First Year The Engaged Citizen & Explorations
ENGL 110 Intro to Academic Writing
Language I
Learning Domain 1
MATH 120 Functions and Models
or
MATH 130 Calculus I
Language II
Learning Domain 2
elective
Second Year ECON 200 Microeconomic Theory
BUSI 200 Principles of Accounting I
Learning Domain 3
elective
ECON 210 Macroeconomic Theory
BUSI 210 Principles of Accounting II
Learning Domain 4
elective
Third Year BUSI 250 Principles of Statistics
Upper-level Economics (1)
Upper-level Accounting (1)
Learning Domain 5
Upper-level Economics(2)
Upper-level Accounting (2)
Learning Domain 6
elective
Fourth Year ECON 400 Econometrics/Forecasting
Upper-level Economics (3)
Learning Domain 7
elective
ECON 497 Economics Research
3 electives
Accounting
Fall Spring
First Year The Engaged Citizen & Explorations
ENGL 110 Intro to Academic Writing
Language I
Learning Domain 1
MATH 120 Functions and Models
or
MATH 130 Calculus I
Language II
Learning Domain 2
elective
Second Year ECON 200 Microeconomic Theory 
BUSI 200 Principles of Accounting I
Learning Domain 3
elective
ECON 210 Macroeconomic Theory 
BUSI 210 Principles of Accounting II
Learning Domain 4
elective
Third Year BUSI 300 Intermediate Accounting I
BUSI 250 Principles of Statistics
Upper-Level Economics (1)
Learning Domain 5
BUSI 310 Intermediate Accounting II
Learning Domain 6
2 electives 
Fourth Year BUSI 320 Taxation for Individuals
ECON 410 Corporate Finance
Learning Domain 7
elective
BUSI 330 Cost Accounting
BUSI 497 Corporate Strategy
Upper-level Economics (2)
elective 

Undergraduate Preparation for the Master of Arts in Accounting Program

  • BUSI 300 Intermediate Accounting I
  • BUSI 310 Intermediate Accounting II
  • BUSI 320 Taxation for Individuals
  • BUSI 330 Cost Accounting
  • BUSI 350 Business Law (optional)
  • ECON 410 Corporate Finance

Master of Arts in Accounting (5th year courses)

Fall Spring 
BUSI 500 Taxation for Business Entities
BUSI 510 Advanced Cost Accounting
BUSI 520 Seminar in Advanced Accounting
ECON 550 Managerial Economics
BUSI 530 Governmental & Non-Profit Accounting
BUSI 570 Auditing
BUSI 590 Accounting Information Systems and DB Mgmt
ECON 530 Management Science