Major in Economics and Finance (B.A.)
Core Courses 1
BUS105Information Technology and Applications3
BUS210Financial Accounting4
BUS220Principles of Marketing4
BUS230Principles of Management4
BUS344Managerial Finance4
BUS361Business Law3
BUS481Internship in Business3-4
MAT207MStatistical Analysis 23
BUS100MBusiness Calculus 23-4
or MAT124M Calculus 1
Additional Required Courses
BUS317Business Analytics4
or ECO340 Econometrics
BUS390Investments4
BUS440Capital Markets3
ECO201Principles of Economics4
ECO301Intermediate Microeconomics3
ECO302Intermediate Macroeconomics3
ECO401Advanced Economic Theory3
ECO499Senior Seminar3
Elective from business and/or economics courses, excluding ECO2003
Major61-63
General Education49-50
Electives12-15
Total Credits122-128
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In order to enroll in 400-level BUS and ECO courses (except for BUS481), students must have earned a minimum grade of D in each of the core courses.  However, to complete the economics and finance major, students must earn a minimum grade of C in each of the core courses.

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This course meets a General Education requirement.

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B.A. in Economics and Finance 2017-2018: Option 1 - CWILT

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
BUS105 Information Technology and Applications3GES160 Inquiry Seminar3MAT124M or BUS 100M Calculus 1 or Business Calculus4
GES130 Christianity Western Culture4 ECO201 Principles of Economics4
GES140 Introduction to Wellbeing3 BIB101 Introduction to the Bible3
Second Language (S) course1 4 GES125 Introduction to the Creative Arts4
 14 3 15
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
MAT207M Statistical Analysis3World Cultures (U) course 3ECO302 Intermediate Macroeconomics3
BUS210 Financial Accounting4 BUS220 Principles of Marketing4
BUS230 Principles of Management4 Artistic Experience (A) course 0-3
THE201 Christian Theology3 Laboratory Science (D) course 4
  Contemporary Western Life and Thought (L) course 3
 14 3 14-17
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
ECO301 Intermediate Microeconomics3Elective 3BUS390 Investments4
BUS344 Managerial Finance4 ECO340 Econometrics4
Science, Technology, and Society (K) course 3 BUS361 Business Law3
Leisure and Lifetime Sports (Q) course 1 Comparative Systems (G) course 3
Elective 3  
 14 3 14
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
ECO401 Advanced Economic Theory3Interim Off BUS481 Internship in Business3-4
BUS440 Capital Markets3 Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3
ECO499 Senior Seminar3 Cross Cultural Experience (Z) course 0-3
Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3 Electives 7
Business or Economics Elective (exclusive of ECO 200) 3  
 15 0 13-17
Total Credits: 122-129
1

Students must complete through the second semester of a first year language course or equivalent (Check the catalog for details of this option.)

This program assumes a student will use MAT124M or MAT207M to meet the general education mathematics requirement. 

Most financial aid packages stipulate 12 credits/semester; Minnesota state grants are reduced when credit load falls below 15 credits/semester. (Interim credits may be split between fall and spring for state grant purposes only.)

B.A. in Economics and Finance 2017-2018: Option 2 - Humanities

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
BUS105 Information Technology and Applications3GES147 Humanities II: Renaissance and Reformation4MAT124M or BUS 100M Calculus 1 or Business Calculus3-4
GES140 Introduction to Wellbeing3 ECO201 Principles of Economics4
GES145 Humanities I: Greco-Roman through Middle Ages4 BIB101 Introduction to the Bible3
Second Language (S) course1 4 GES244 Humanities III: European Enlightenment and American Culture to 18774
 14 4 14-15
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
MAT207M Statistical Analysis3World Cultures (U) course 3ECO302 Intermediate Macroeconomics3
BUS210 Financial Accounting4 BUS220 Principles of Marketing4
BUS230 Principles of Management4 Laboratory Science (D) course 4
GES246 Humanities IV: Modern and Contemporary Western Culture4 Elective 3
 15 3 14
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
ECO301 Intermediate Microeconomics3Elective 3BUS390 Investments4
BUS344 Managerial Finance4 ECO340 or BUS 317 Econometrics or Business Analytics4
Science, Technology, and Society (K) course 3 BUS361 Business Law3
Leisure and Lifetime Sports (Q) course 1 Comparative Systems (G) course 3
Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3 Elective 3
 14 3 17
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
ECO401 Advanced Economic Theory3Interim Off BUS481 Internship in Business3-4
BUS440 Capital Markets3 Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3
ECO499 Senior Seminar3 Cross Cultural Experience (Z) course 0-3
Business or Economics Elective (exclusive of ECO 200) 3 Electives 6
Artistic Experience (A) course 0-3  
 12-15 0 12-16
Total Credits: 122-130
1

Students must complete through the second semester of a first year language course or equivalent (Check the catalog for details of this option.)

This program assumes a student will use MAT124M or MAT207M to meet the general education mathematics requirement. 

Most financial aid packages stipulate 12 credits/semester; Minnesota state grants are reduced when credit load falls below 15 credits/semester. (Interim credits may be split between fall and spring for state grant purposes only.)