Economics

Economics Major Course Requirements

To complete the requirements for a major in Business Economics, students need to complete coursework as specified below:

Specific Business Economics Requirements

27 Credits

  • ECON 3004 (Intermediate Macroeconomic Analysis) 3 credits
  • ECON 4060 (Introduction to Econometrics) 3 credits
  • Select three courses from:
    • ECON 3040 (Global Applied Learning Project) 3 credits
    • ECON 4006 (Public Policies Towards American Industry) 3 credits
    • ECON 4008 (Economics and Law) 3 credits
    • ECON 4010 (Public Finance) 3 credits
    • ECON 4012 (Urban and Regional Economics) 3 credits
    • ECON 4016 (Environmental and Natural Resource Economics) 3 credits
    • ECON 4020 (Economics of Labor Markets) 3 credits
    • ECON 4022 (Economics of Healthcare and Health Policy) 3 credits
    • ECON 4040 (International Economic Issues and Competition Policy) 3 credits 
    • ECON 4042 (International Antitrust) 3 credits
    • ECON 4044 (International Currency Markets) 3 credits
    • ECON 4045 (Comparative Economic Systems) 3 credits
    • ECON 4046 (International Trade) 3 credits
    • ECON 4047 (Development Economics) 3 credits
    • ECON 4065 (Introduction to Mathematical Economics) 3 credits
    • ECON 4070 (Economics and Ethics) 3 credits
    • ECON 4080 (Money, Banking, and Monetary Policy) 3 credits
    • ECON 4951 (Faculty-Led Study Abroad) 3 credits
    • ECON 4953 (Seminar in Economics) 3 credits
    • ECON 4995 (Independent Study) 3 credits
  • Four Business Electives (12 credits) 

NOTE: One International Business Course is required (within or outside your major).

Additional business & non-business course requirements

In addition to the requirements for the major, all students in the College of Business Administration complete business core courses, the Marquette University core of common studies, and non-business electives.

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