University General Course Catalog 2021-2022 
    
    Oct 25, 2021  
University General Course Catalog 2021-2022

Economics, B.S. in Bus. Ad.


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.

https://www.unr.edu/degrees/economics/bs

Student Learning Outcomes


Students will be able to:

  • demonstrate mastery of fundamental business knowledge and practices.
  • possess analytical and critical thinking skills.
  • effectively communicate within a business environment.
  • use information technology to support business analysis and operations.
  • recognize, evaluate and resolve ethical issues, both personally and organizationally.
  • develop a global business perspective and will have the knowledge and skills to conduct business internationally.

Contact Information


318 Ansari Business Building,
(775) 784-6850

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

https://www.unr.edu/business/departments-and-disciplines/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 Transferology 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. 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 Core Objectives (CO1 through CO14). Courses satisfying Core Objectives are designated (e.g., CO9) in General Catalog curricula and course descriptions.

A. Composition & Communication; Critical Analysis & Use of Information (3-6 units) - CO1, CO3


B. Quantitative Reasoning (3-6 units) - CO2


C. Physical & Natural Phenomena (6 units minimum) - CO4, CO4L


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

D. Cultures, Societies, & Individuals (3 units) - CO6


E. Artistic Composition, Interpretation, & Expression (3 units) - CO7


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

F. History & Culture; Constitution (6 units) - CO5, CO8


Refer to the Core Curriculum   chapter in this catalog.

II. Additional Core Requirements (0 units maximum)


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

A. Science, Technology & Society - CO9


B. Diversity & Equity - CO10


The following courses count in the Major Requirement:

C. Global Context - CO11


Select one course from the following; these courses count in the Additional College Requirement:

D. Ethics - CO12


E. Capstone Integration & Synthesis - CO13


F. Application - 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


Fall Semester (15 units)


Spring Semester (15 units)


C. Third Year


D. Fourth Year


Fall Semester (15 units)


Spring Semester (15 units)