Robert J. Trulaske Sr., College of Business, University of Missouri

Economics

By choosing to study business administration with an emphasis in Economics, students ready themselves for business careers from the broad perspective of economics, developing expertise in topics such as economic forecasting, analysis of interest rates and financial markets, labor economics and international economics.  Students typically prepare for careers in a range of industrial, commercial, and financial organizations as well as government agencies and political institutions.  Typical careers include business economist, financial analyst, risk manager, or economic research analyst.

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Typical Economics Careers

Actuary, economist, market research analyst, financial planner, insurance claims examiner, compensation analyst, market research analyst, retail buyer, advertising copywriter, management consultant, business administrator, insurance claims examiner 

Sample Course Sequence for BS BA with an Emphasis in Economics (for students starting Summer 2018)

Students can complete coursework in any number of combinations. Consult with your academic advisor to select courses in a sequence that makes sense for you. If you started college prior to Summer 2018 please visit 111 Cornell Hall for a sample course plan.

Freshman Year

1st Semester

2nd Semester

Math 1100 (College Algebra)

3

Math 1400 (Calculus)

3

State Requirement

3

Economics 1014 (Microeconomics)

3

Humanity

3

English 1000

3

Biological or Physical Science with Lab

3

Humanity

3

Elective

1

Science

3

Business Administration 1500

2

 

 

 

15

 

15

 

 

Sophomore Year

3rd Semester

4th Semester

Accounting 2036

3

Accountancy 2037

3

Economics 1015 (Macroeconomics)

3

Statistics 2500

3

Business Administration 2500

2

Accounting 2258

3

Math 1300 (Finite Math)

3

Humanity (Writing Intensive)

3

Elective

3

Elective

3

Elective

2

   

 

16

 

15

 

 

Junior Year
5th Semester 6th Semester

Marketing 3000

3

Economics 4351

3

Economics 3229

3

Business Writing Intensive/Emphasis Support

3

Business Administration 3500

2

Management 3000

3

Management 3300

3

Finance 3000

3

Statistics 3500

3

Management 3540

3

 

14

 

15

 


 

Senior Year
7th Semester 8th Semester

Additional Economics Course

3

Emphasis Support

3

Additional Economics Course

3

Emphasis Support

3

Economics 4353

3

Management 4970

3

Business Administration 4500 -  (Internship)

3

Additional Economics Course

3

Emphasis Support

3

Additional Economics Course or Emphasis Support

3

 

15

 

15