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Economics and Finance Minor Requirements

18 semester hours

  • ECON 300/400 level Electives - 12 semester hours
  • ECON 201 - Principles of Microeconomics
  • ECON 202 - Principles of Macroeconomics

Economics and Finance Minor - Teaching Requirements

21 semester hours

  • ECON 300/400 level Electives - 12 semester hours
  • ECON 201 - Principles of Microeconomics
  • ECON 202 - Principles of Macroeconomics
  • SEED 415 - 7-12 Social Science Methods

SPECIALIZE IN ECONOMICS & FINANCE

A degree in Business Administration with a specialization in economics/finance at BHSU provides the tools necessary to solve problems associated with asset valuation and investment decisions. The curriculum covers major social, political, and economic issues.

At BHSU, you will learn to think critically, analyze and solve business problems effectively, work in teams, appreciate diversity, and strategically anticipate and adapt to change. With a degree in economics/finance, you will enter one of the most in-demand fields of study.


The Benefits of Earning this Degree From BHSU Include:

  • Credibility:The BHSU School of Business is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). www.bhsu.edu/aacsb
  • Experiential:Internship opportunities in the region.
  • Employability:Opportunities for employment with a variety of entities/organizations throughout the region and nation.
  • Involvement:The opportunity to join the Financial Management Association (FMA) on campus -- an active engaging student organization dedicated to economics and finance.

Economics and Finance Course Requirements

Pre-Business Core - 24 semester hours

  • ACCT  210 - Principles of Accounting I
  • ACCT  211 - Principles of Accounting II
  • BADM 220 - Business Statistics
  • BADM 320 - Quantitative Decision Analysis
  • BADM 344 - Managerial Communications
  • ECON 201 - Principles of Microeconomics
  • ECON 202 - Principles of Macroeconomics
  • MIS    205 - Advanced Computer Applications

Business Core - 33 semester hours 

  • BADM 310 - Business Finance
  • BADM 321 - Business Statistics II
  • BADM 350 - Legal Environment of Business
  • BADM 360 - Organization and Management
  • BADM 370 - Marketing
  • BADM 407 - International Business
  • BADM 425 - Production/Operations Management
  • BADM 457 - Business Ethics
  • BADM 482 - Business Policy and Strategy
  • MIS    325 - Management Information Systems
  • 300/400 level ECON elective

Specialization in Economics & Finance - 18 semester hours

  • BADM 411 Investments 
  • BADM 413 Advanced Corporate Finance 
  • ECON 330 Money and Banking
  • ECON 300/400 electives - 9 semester hours, may not duplicate from above

Gen Ed Requirements - 30 semester hours

  • ENGL 101 - Composition I
  • ENGL 201 - Composition II
  • MATH - Gen Ed - Mathematics - 3 semester hours
  • Gen Ed - Social Science - 6 semester hours
  • Gen Ed - Art & Humanities - 6 semester hours
  • Gen Ed - Natural Science & Lab - 6-8 semester hours
  • One of the Following:
    • SPCM 101 - Fundamentals of Speech
    • SPCM 215 - Public Speaking 
    • SPCM 222 - Argumentation and Debate

We are updating the 4-year plan for our Bachelor's degree in Economics and Finance. To set up your individual 4-year plan, please meet with your advisor or contact Dana Weber at Dana.Weber@bhsu.edu or (605) 642-6277.

 NameDepartmentTitlePhone
Ron DebeaumontSchool of BusinessProfessor, Economics(605)642-6236

Career Opportunities

Economics & Finance majors are able to find careers in a variety of fields:

  • Bank Managment
  • Loan Officer
  • Bank Examiner
  • Commodities/Stock Broker
  • Economic Forecaster
  • Credit Accounting Coordinator
  • Securities Analyst
  • Pension Funds Administrator
  • Portfolio Administrator
  • Commercial Credit Analyst