Bachelor of Business Administration, Major In Economics
Each BBA degree consists of:
- University Core Curriculum
- Business Core 1
- Major Required Courses
- Speech Communications course (BUAD 2321 or COMS 2382) that also satisfies a University Core Requirement
- Computer Literacy course (BUAD 1305 or CSTE 1330)
Note: Transfer students must take at least 50% of the required business curriculum for the BBA in residence at Sam Houston State University, which may include courses taken at The Woodlands Center campus or through SHSU Online.
1 The Business Core consists of the following courses:
|ACCT 2301||Principles of Financial Acc||3|
|ACCT 2302||Principles of Managerial Acc||3|
|BANA 2372||Business Analysis||3|
|BANA 3363||Inter Business Analysis||3|
|BUAD 2301||Business Legal Environment||3|
|BUAD 3335||Business Communication||3|
|ECON 2301||Principles Of Macroeconomics||3|
|ECON 2302||Principles Of Microeconomics 1||3|
|FINC 3320||Business Finance||3|
|MGIS 3310||Principles of MIS||3|
|MGMT 3310||Principles Of Management||3|
|MGMT 3370||Operations Management||3|
|MGMT 4390||Strategic Management & Policy||3|
|MKTG 3310||Principles Of Marketing||3|
Satisfies Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area VIII (Social and Behavioral Sciences).
|Bachelor of Business Administration, Major In Economics|
|Component Area I (Communication)||6|
|Component Area II (Mathematics)||3|
|Component Area III (Life and Physical Science)||8|
|Component Area IV (Language, Philosophy, and Culture)||3|
|Component Area V (Creative Arts)||3|
|Component Area VI (U.S. History)||6|
|Component Area VII (Political Science/Government)||6|
|Component Area VIII (Social and Behavioral Sciences)||3|
|Component Area IX (Component Area Option)||4|
|Component Area III||4||BUAD 1305 or CSTE 1330||3|
|ECON 1100, KINE 2115, MCOM 1130, or NGLI 11011||1||Component Area III||4|
|ENGL 13012||3||Component Area V||3|
|HIST 13013||3||ENGL 13022||3|
|MATH 13244||3||HIST 13023||3|
|ACCT 2301||3||ACCT 2302||3|
|BUAD 2301||3||BANA 2372||3|
|Component Area IV||3||BUAD 2321 or COMS 23821||3|
|ECON 2301||3||ECON 23026||3|
|POLS 23055||3||POLS 23065||3|
|BANA 3363||3||ACCT, BANA, or ECON Advanced Electives||3|
|ECON 3357||3||BUAD 3335||3|
|FINC 3320||3||ECON 3341, 3344, 4340, 4348, or 4360 (Select one)||3|
|MGMT 3310||3||ECON 3372||3|
|MKTG 3310||3||MGIS 3310||3|
|ECON and BANA Electives7||12||ECON 4362 or 4365||3|
|MGMT 3370||3||ECON Advanced Electives||3|
|Total Hours: 120|
Satisfies requirement for Core Curriculum Component Area IX (Component Area Option).
Satisfies requirement for Core Curriculum Component Area I (Communication).
Satisfies requirement for Core Curriculum Component Area VI (U.S. History).
Satisfies requirement for Core Curriculum Component Area II (Mathematics).
Satisfies requirement for Core Curriculum Component Area VII (Political Science/Government).
Satisfies requirement for Core Curriculum Component Area VIII (Social and Behavioral Sciences)
Select four courses (12 SCH) from the ECON and BANA Electives course list below.
Students must earn a 2.0 minimum overall GPA in all coursework.
Students must meet a 2.0 minimum overall major GPA in all major coursework.
Students must earn a 2.0 minimum SHSU GPA in all coursework.
Students must meet a 2.0 minimum SHSU major GPA in all major coursework.
Students who want to pursue graduate studies in economics are encouraged take additional courses in mathematics and statistics. Suggested courses include: MATH 1420, MATH 1430, MATH 2440, MATH 3377, STAT 3379, or STAT 4371. Please, visit with the department chair for additional guidance.
A minor is not required for this degree program; however, a student has the option to add a minor, but to do so additional semester credits hours will be needed above the degree program’s stated total semester credit hours.
All minors can be paired with this degree program.
|ECON and BANA Electives 7|
|Select four from the following:||12|
|Advanced Business Analytics for Economics and Business|
|Energy & Environmental Econ|
|Economics Of Business & Govt|
|Urban And Regional Economics|
|Eco Of Public Fin & Public Pol|
|Health Economics and Finances|
|Economics Of Sports|
|Data Science for Business and Economics|
The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) marketable skills initiative is part of the state’s 60x30TX plan and was designed to help students articulate their skills to employers. Marketable skills are those skills valued by employers and/or graduate programs that can be applied in a variety of work or education settings and may include interpersonal, cognitive, and applied skill areas.
The BBA in Economics is designed to provide graduates with the following marketable skills:
- Critical thinking.
- Data analysis.
- Supply and demand analysis.
- Understanding of current and past economic performance.
- Quantitative reasoning.