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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Economics, B.S.B.A.

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Economics is the study of how firms and countries make informed choices. Using tools of economic analysis, economists evaluate the costs and benefits of courses of action in order to choose among alternatives. Economics majors develop ways of thinking that are analytical and rigorous. A degree in economics prepares students for careers in financial services, business, health care, real estate, government and international organizations. Economics also provides an excellent preparation for graduate study in a variety of fields including economics, business law, public administration, and medicine. Coastal Carolina University offers two different degree programs in economics: a Bachelor of Science in business administration (B.S.B.A.) with a major in economics and a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in economics.

Students completing the economics B.S.B.A. program will have competencies in both micro and macro economics.

Degree Requirements (120 Credits)

Core Curriculum Requirements

Core Curriculum (38-40 Total Credit Hours)   

Graduation Requirements

Graduation Requirements (3-7+ Credits) *   

Foundation Courses (6-12 Credits) *

Minimum grade of ‘C’ required in all foundation courses.


* Course credit hours only count once toward the total university graduation credit hour requirements. Click on Credit Sharing  for more information.

+ Placement into MATH 132  or successful completion of MATH 130  or MATH 130I  with a grade of ‘C’ or better is required.

Business Core Requirements (39-45 Credits) *

Minimum grade of ‘C’ required in all business core courses.

Major Requirements (18 Credits)

Choose courses from the following:

Electives (0-16 Credits)

Total Credits Required: 120

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