Sep 30, 2022  
2020-21 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2020-21 Undergraduate Bulletin Archived

Economics, B.A.


Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Program Offerings (A-Z)

1. University Core Curriculum Requirements


A. Communication (6 hours)


B. Mathematics (3 hours)


C. Life and Physical Science (6 hours)


Lab credit beyond six required hours is counted in the major.

D. Language, Philosophy and Culture (3 hours)


E. Creative Arts (3 hours)


F. American History (6 hours)


G. Government/Political Science (6 hours)


H. Social and Behavioral Science (3 hours)


Three hours from:


I. Component Area Option (6 hours)


2. Program Courses


A. Foundation of Knowledge


Six hours from:


Proficiency in a modern foreign language through the equivalent of SFA’s 232 courses or four semesters of the same language.

B. Economics Major Courses


and 12 hours from advanced economics electives.


3. Additional Requirements


A. Minor


To be discussed with advisor.  Minimum of 18 hours.

B. Hours needed to total 120


To be discussed with advisor.

C. Advanced and Residence Requirement


At least 42 semester hours of advanced work, with at least 36 advanced at SFA; at least 42 semester hours of work in residence at SFA; and at least 120 total semester hours. No more than 30 semester hours of coursework from the following areas: ACC, FIN, GBU, MKT, MGT, BLW, BCM.

D. Grade requirements


A grade of at least C in each freshman English course, at least a 2.0 GPA overall at SFA, at least a 2.0 GPA in major courses taken at SFA and at least a 2.0 GPA in all minor or second major courses overall.

E. Special Problems Course Hours


No more than three hours of special problems from the Nelson Rusche College of Business  (ACCT 4175 , ECON 4375 , FINC 4375 , BUSI 4375 , MGMT 4175 , MKTG 4175 ) and no more than three hours of internships from the College of Business (ACCT 4185 , ECON 4385 , FINC 4385 , BUSI 4385 , MGMT 4176 , MKTG 4186 ) may count toward a B.A. in economics.

F. Texas Success Initiative Program


All students must satisfy provisions of the Texas Success Initiative program. See TSI Information  elsewhere in this bulletin.

Suggested Program of Study for Economics Majors


Freshman Year (30 hours)


Fall


15 hours

Spring


15 hours

Sophomore Year (30 hours)


Fall


15 hours

Spring


15 hours

Junior Year (30 hours)


Fall


15 hours

Spring


15 hours

Senior Year (30 hours)


Fall


  • Major/minor requirements or electives Credit(s): 15
15 hours

Spring


  • Major/minor requirements or electives Credit(s): 15
15 hours

Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Program Offerings (A-Z)