University General Course Catalog 2018-2019 
    
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Economics, B.S. in Bus. Ad.


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Description


The Bachelor of Science in Economics is designed to prepare students for positions as economic and statistical analysts in business, government and nonprofit organizations, and for the teaching profession. In addition, it provides a strong foundation for graduate study and research in the fields of economics, business, public policy and law.

http://www.unr.edu/assessment/plans-and-forms/business/general-business-bs

Contact Information


318 Ansari Business Building,
(775) 784-6850

Major Advisor: Debra Stiver
318G Ansari Business Building,
(775) 784-6850

Website: http://www.unr.edu/business/academic-departments/economics

Transfer to the University of Nevada, Reno


Use the transfer agreement  and the degree planner (available by clicking Print degree planner icon at the top right of this page) to build your plan for graduation with your advisor. Course substitutions not identified on the transfer agreement require UNR advisor approval.

If a major-to-major transfer agreement is not available for your transfer institution, please check the General Core agreement  if available. If neither is available, access established transfer course equivalencies to assist in your planning.

Admission Requirements


All students who are interested in graduating with a B.S. in Business degree in Economics start by being declared as “pre-majors.” Pre-majors must complete Core Writing, Core Mathematics, the Pre-Business Core, and a total of 60 units before meeting with an advisor to declare the Economics business major. Students must declare their Economics business major before they may take any courses in the Upper-Division Business Core.

Graduation Requirements


Total Units 120
Cumulative GPA 2.0
University GPA 2.0
Major GPA 2.0
Residency Requirement 30 Upper-Division Units at UNR
Major Residency Requirement 15 Upper-Division Units in the major at UNR
Upper-Division Requirement 40 Upper-Division Units
Half Program Units/4 Year Institution 60 Units
Business Course Time Limit Coursework used to complete College of Business and Major  requirements must have been completed within the 10 years prior to the year of graduation.

I. Silver Core General Education Requirements (24-30 units)


NOTE: Refer to the Core Curriculum chapter of this catalog for information regarding  the “Core English and Math Completion Policy  .”

Students in this major must meet all Silver Core Objectives (CO1 through CO14). Courses satisfying Core Objectives are designated (e.g., CO9) in General Catalog curricula and course descriptions.

A. Silver Core Writing and Prerequisite (3-6 units) - CO1, CO3


B. Silver Core Mathematics and Prerequisite (3-6 units) - CO2


C. Silver Core Natural Sciences (6 units minimum) - CO4, CO4L


Refer to the Core Curriculum chapter for a list of approved CO4/CO4L courses .

D. Silver Core Social Sciences (3 units) - CO6


E. Silver Core Fine Arts (3 units) - CO7


Refer to the Core Curriculum chapter for a list of approved CO7 courses .

F. Silver Core Humanities (6 units) - CO5, CO8


Refer to the Core Curriculum   chapter in this catalog.

II. Additional Silver Core Requirements (0 units maximum)


Students must take courses that satisfy the following Core Objectives. Some or all of these Silver Core Objectives may be satisfied in the Major Requirements (Section IV). Refer to the Core Curriculum   chapter in this catalog.

A. Science, Technology & Society Course - CO9


B. Diversity & Equity Course - CO10


The following courses count in the Major Requirement:

C. Global Context Course - CO11


The following courses count in the Additional College Requirement:

D. Ethics Course - CO12


E. Capstone Integration & Synthesis Course - CO13


F. Application Course - CO14


III. Additional College Requirements (54 units)


B. Nonbusiness Course Requirements (12 units)


International Business course (3 units)


Select one course from the following:

D. Capstone Course (3 units)


IV. Major Requirements (27 units)


At least 9 credits in the Economics major must be taken at the 400 level or above.

Choose one of the following Economic History courses (3 units):


B. Economics electives numbered 300 - 499 (12 units)


V. Minor Requirements (0 units)


VI. Electives (9-15 units)


VII. Recommended Schedule


A. First Year


Fall Semester (15 units)


Spring Semester (15 units)


B. Second Year


C. Third Year


D. Fourth Year


Fall Semester (15 units)


Spring Semester (15 units)


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