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

Year One
FallCredits
ECO 111Principles of Economics (Macro)3
MAT 113 (or MAT 115 or MAT 131)Algebra and Functions3
WRT 120Effective Writing I3
HIS or LIT Humanities Gen Ed3
Social Science Gen Ed3
 Credits15
Spring
ECO 112Principles of Economics (Micro)3
MAT 143 or 161Brief Calculus3
PHI 101 (or PHI 150 or PHI 180)Introduction to Philosophy3
Any Approved WRT Course3
Science Gen Ed3
 Credits15
Year Two
Fall
ACC 201Financial Accounting3
SPK 208 or 230Public Speaking3
ECO 251Quantitative Business Analysis I3
MGT 200Principles of Management3
Science Gen Ed3
 Credits15
Spring
ACC 202Managerial Accounting3
BLA 201Legal Environment of Business3
MKT 250Principles of Marketing3
ECO 252Quantitative Business Analysis II3
Social Science Gen Ed3
 Credits15
Year Three
Fall
ENG 368Business and Organizational Writing3
FIN 325Corporate Finance3
ECO 348Intermediate Macroeconomics3
Interdisciplinary Gen Ed3
Free Elective3
 Credits15
Spring
ECO 338 or FIN 372International Economics3
ECO 340Intermediate Microeconomics3
ECO 335 or FIN 337Money Banking3
Diversity Gen Ed3
Arts Gen Ed3
 Credits15
Year Four
Fall
ECO 400Research Methods- Business Economics3
MGT 341Production and Operations Management3
FIN Elective3
Free Elective3
Free Elective3
 Credits15
Spring
MGT 499Business Policy and Strategy3
MGT 313Business and Society3
ECO Elective3
ECO Elective3
Free Elective3
 Credits15

B.S. in Economics/Finance Double Major

Year One
FallCredits
ECO 111Principles of Economics (Macro)3
MAT 113 (or MAT 115 or MAT 131)Algebra and Functions3
WRT 120Effective Writing I3
HIS or LIT Humanities Gen Ed3
Social Science Gen Ed3
 Credits15
Spring
ECO 112Principles of Economics (Micro)3
MAT 143 or 161Brief Calculus3
PHI 101 (or PHI 150 or PHI 180)Introduction to Philosophy3
Any Approved WRT Course3
Science Gen Ed3
 Credits15
Year Two
Fall
ACC 201Financial Accounting3
SPK 208 or 230Public Speaking3
ECO 251Quantitative Business Analysis I3
MGT 200Principles of Management3
Science Gen Ed3
 Credits15
Spring
ACC 202Managerial Accounting3
BLA 201Legal Environment of Business3
MKT 250Principles of Marketing3
ECO 252Quantitative Business Analysis II3
Free Elective3
 Credits15
Year Three
Fall
ENG 368Business and Organizational Writing3
FIN 325Corporate Finance3
ECO 348Intermediate Macroeconomics3
Interdisciplinary Gen Ed3
Arts Gen Ed3
 Credits15
Spring
ECO 338 or FIN 372International Economics3
ECO 340Intermediate Microeconomics3
FIN 326Intermediate Financial Management3
Diversity Gen Ed3
ECO Elective3
 Credits15
Year Four
Fall
FIN 337 or ECO 335Financial Markets and Institutions3
MGT 341Production and Operations Management3
ECO 400Research Methods- Business Economics3
FIN 344Investments3
ECO Elective3
 Credits15
Spring
MGT 499Business Policy and Strategy3
FIN 375Contemporary Financial Issues3
MGT 313Business and Society3
Free Elective3
Free Elective3
 Credits15