B.S. in Economics

College of Business and Public Management
General Education Requirements
English Composition requirements6
Mathematics requirement3
Select one of the following:
Algebra, Functions, and Trigonometry 1
Algebra and Functions 1
Brief Calculus 1
Precalculus 1
Calculus I 1
Public Speaking requirement3
Science requirements6
Behavioral & Social Science requirements6
Humanities requirements6
Select one of the following:3
Introduction to Philosophy
Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
Introduction to Ethics
Arts requirement3
Diverse Communities requirement3
Interdisciplinary requirement3
Student Electives9
Writing Emphasis requirements9
Major Requirements
ACC 201Financial Accounting 13
ACC 202Managerial Accounting 13
BLA 201Legal Environment of Business 13
ECO 111Principles of Economics (Macro) 13
ECO 112Principles of Economics (Micro) 13
ECO 251Quantitative Business Analysis I 13
ECO 252Quantitative Business Analysis II 13
FIN 325Corporate Finance 13
MAT 143Brief Calculus 23
or MAT 161 Calculus I
MGT 200Principles of Management 13
MGT 313Business and Society 13
MGT 341Production and Operations Management 13
MGT 499Business Policy and Strategy 13
MKT 250Principles of Marketing 13
ECO 335Money & Banking 13
or FIN 337 Financial Markets and Institutions
ECO 340Intermediate Microeconomics 13
ECO 348Intermediate Macroeconomics 13
ECO 400Research Methods- Business & Economics 13
Select two electives in Economics at the 300 level or above 16
ECO 338International Economics 13
or FIN 372 International Finance
Select one elective in Finance at the 300 level or above 13
Related/Cognate Requirements
ENG 368Business and Organizational Writing 13
Student Electives
Select three sememster hours of electives3
Total Minimum Credits Required120
1

A minimum grade of C must be attained in these courses. Students must maintain a 2.50 overall GPA and pass an Excel proficiency exam to register for 300- or 400-level business courses and to graduate.

2

 If either of the MAT courses is completed with a grade of C or better to fulfill general education requirements, then a free elective may be substituted.

3

 To graduate, students must have a 2.50 overall GPA.

To track their individual degree progress, students are advised to access their Degree Progress Report (DPR) via myWCU regularly. For more information, visit wcupa.edu/DegreeProgressReport.

The following is a suggested course sequence for this program; course offerings and availability are not guaranteed. Students should consult their academic advisor with any questions.

B.S. in Economics

Plan of Study Grid
Year One
FallCredits
ECO 111 Principles of Economics (Macro) 3
MAT 113 Algebra and Functions(or MAT 115 or MAT 131) 3
WRT 120 Effective Writing I 3
HIS or LIT Humanities Gen Ed 3
Social Science Gen Ed 3
 Credits15
Spring
ECO 112 Principles of Economics (Micro) 3
MAT 143
Brief Calculus
or Calculus I
3
PHI 101 Introduction to Philosophy(or PHI 150 or PHI 180) 3
Any Approved WRT Course 3
Science Gen Ed 3
 Credits15
Year Two
Fall
ACC 201 Financial Accounting 3
SPK 208
Public Speaking
or Business and Professional Speech Communication
3
ECO 251 Quantitative Business Analysis I 3
MGT 200 Principles of Management 3
Science Gen Ed 3
 Credits15
Spring
ACC 202 Managerial Accounting 3
BLA 201 Legal Environment of Business 3
MKT 250 Principles of Marketing 3
ECO 252 Quantitative Business Analysis II 3
Social Science Gen Ed 3
 Credits15
Year Three
Fall
ENG 368 Business and Organizational Writing 3
FIN 325 Corporate Finance 3
ECO 348 Intermediate Macroeconomics 3
Interdisciplinary Gen Ed 3
Free Elective 3
 Credits15
Spring
ECO 338
International Economics
or International Finance
3
ECO 340 Intermediate Microeconomics 3
ECO 335
Money Banking
or Financial Markets and Institutions
3
Diversity Gen Ed 3
Arts Gen Ed 3
 Credits15
Year Four
Fall
ECO 400 Research Methods- Business & Economics 3
MGT 341 Production and Operations Management 3
FIN Elective 3
Free Elective 3
Free Elective 3
 Credits15
Spring
MGT 499 Business Policy and Strategy 3
MGT 313 Business and Society 3
ECO Elective 3
ECO Elective 3
Free Elective 3
 Credits15
 Total Credits120

B.S. in Economics/Finance Double Major

Plan of Study Grid
Year One
FallCredits
ECO 111 Principles of Economics (Macro) 3
MAT 113 Algebra and Functions(or MAT 115 or MAT 131) 3
WRT 120 Effective Writing I 3
HIS or LIT Humanities Gen Ed 3
Social Science Gen Ed 3
 Credits15
Spring
ECO 112 Principles of Economics (Micro) 3
MAT 143
Brief Calculus
or Calculus I
3
PHI 101 Introduction to Philosophy(or PHI 150 or PHI 180) 3
Any Approved WRT Course 3
Science Gen Ed 3
 Credits15
Year Two
Fall
ACC 201 Financial Accounting 3
SPK 208
Public Speaking
or Business and Professional Speech Communication
3
ECO 251 Quantitative Business Analysis I 3
MGT 200 Principles of Management 3
Science Gen Ed 3
 Credits15
Spring
ACC 202 Managerial Accounting 3
BLA 201 Legal Environment of Business 3
MKT 250 Principles of Marketing 3
ECO 252 Quantitative Business Analysis II 3
Free Elective 3
 Credits15
Year Three
Fall
ENG 368 Business and Organizational Writing 3
FIN 325 Corporate Finance 3
ECO 348 Intermediate Macroeconomics 3
Interdisciplinary Gen Ed 3
Arts Gen Ed 3
 Credits15
Spring
ECO 338
International Economics
or International Finance
3
ECO 340 Intermediate Microeconomics 3
FIN 326 Intermediate Financial Management 3
Diversity Gen Ed 3
ECO Elective 3
 Credits15
Year Four
Fall
FIN 337
Financial Markets and Institutions
or Money Banking
3
MGT 341 Production and Operations Management 3
ECO 400 Research Methods- Business & Economics 3
FIN 344 Investments 3
ECO Elective 3
 Credits15
Spring
MGT 499 Business Policy and Strategy 3
FIN 375 Contemporary Financial Issues 3
MGT 313 Business and Society 3
Free Elective 3
Free Elective 3
 Credits15
 Total Credits120