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ECONOMICS & FINANCE

Economics

An analytical degree with many opportunities

As a Lumberjack pursuing a degree in economics, you should know that a bright future awaits you after graduation. You’ll find good starting salaries in a variety of industries in the private, public or not-for-profit sectors of our economy. You’ll also find that your economics degree is a perfect way to prepare for graduate studies or professional programs like law school or an M.B.A. program.

Degrees and Minors

B.B.A. in Economics

Students interested in earning a business degree (B.B.A.) with a major in economics must complete the following courses:

  • University Core Curriculum – B.B.A. track
  • B.B.A. Foundation Curriculum: ACC 231, 232; BCM 247; BLW 335; ECO 231, 232, 339; FIN 333; GBU 325; MGT 272, 370, 371, 463; MKT 351; Two Hours General Electives
  • MTH 220
  • ECO 331, 351, 353
  • 12 hours from FIN 370, or any of the advanced economics electives

SUGGESTED COURSE OUTLINE

*See General Bulletin for additional details, guidelines and requirements

B.A. in Economics

You can major in economics but still get the well-rounded educational background of a B.A. by choosing the Bachelor of Arts in Economics major. Requirements include the following courses:

  • University Core Curriculum – B.A. in Economics track
  • ECO 232, 331, 339, 351, 353
  • MGT 272
  • 12 hours of advanced economics electives
  • Proficiency in a modern foreign language through the equivalent of SFA’s 232 courses or four semesters of the same language
  • Add’l requirement: an academic minor or a second major

SUGGESTED COURSE OUTLINE

*See General Bulletin for additional details, guidelines and requirements

Minor in Economics

An economics minor adds valuable analytical knowledge to any degree, and it’s available for both business majors and non-business majors. Students interested in minoring in economics must complete the following requirements:

B.B.A. Candidates:

  • 3 hours from ECO 351, 353
  • 6 hours of advanced economics electives

Non-B.B.A. Candidates:

  • ECO 231, 232
  • 3 hours from ECO 351, 353
  • 9 hours of advanced economics electives

*See General Bulletin for additional details, guidelines and requirements

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Contact

The Department of Economics and Finance
936.468.4301
ecofin@sfasu.edu
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McGee Business Building
Suite 303

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 13009, SFA Station
Nacogdoches, Texas 75962

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