Major in Managerial Economics

Degree Requirement Summary (DRS)

The ME major allows students to gain a solid foundation in economics and combine this knowledge with another business discipline. 

Major Requirements

  • EC 224 Intermediate Price Theory
  • EC 225 Intermediate Macroeconomics
  • EC 381 Research in Managerial Economics
  • 2 EC Electives
  • 3 Concentration Electives

In addition to the three required and two elective Economics courses, students must complete three courses within their concentration, chosen from the following:

  • Accounting
  • AC 311 Financial Accounting & Reporting I
  • AC 310 Cost Management
  • AC Elective
     
  • Information Design and Corporate Communication
  • COM 210 Effective Speaking
  • IDCC 320 Managerial Communication
  • IDCC Elective

 

  • Economics Analysis
  • EC 245 Business Forecasting or EC 361 Introduction to Econometrics
  • 2 EC Electives

 

  • International Business
    • EC 311 International Economics
    • MG 331 MG of International Operations
    • One Elective from the following:
      • FIN 351 International Finance
      • LA 308 International Business Law
      • MK 367 International Marketing
         
  • Information Technology
  •      CS 150 Intro to Data and Information Management
  •      Two CS Electives

 

  • Law
    • Select three of the following
      • EC 280 Economic Analysis of the Law
      • LA 300 Cyberlaw
      • LA 308 International Business Law
      • LA 315 Alternative Dispute Resolution in Business
      • Law Elective

 

  • Management
    • MG 240 Interpersonal Relations in Management
    • MG 345 Organizations and Environment
    • MG Elective

 

  • Entrepreneurship
    • MG 335 Entrepreneurial Thinking
    • MG 336 New Venture Planning and Financing
    • MG 360 Negotiating

 

  • Human Resources
    • MG 250 Human Resources Management
    • Two Electives from the following:
      • EC 232 Labor Economics
      • MG 350 Human Resource Strategy
      • MG 360 Negotiating
         
  • Marketing
    • MK 400 Marketing Management
    • Two Marketing Electives

 

  • Quantitative Analysis
    • MA 233 Calculus III
    • MA 239 Linear Algebra
    • MA Elective

Think you might like to major in economics?  Speak to mentors and professors in the department to learn more about what your classes might entail, meet with alumni who are currently working in the field, think about potential career possibilities such as research analyst, credit lending, sales or retail buyer.  For further career exploration, visit the Career Services Website.