UT Dallas 2013 Undergraduate Catalog

School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences

Bachelor of Science in Economics and Finance (Double Major)

Degree Requirements (130 hours)1

I. Core Curriculum Requirements: 42 hours2

Communication (6 hours)

3 hours Communication (RHET 1302)

3 hours Communication Elective (BCOM 3311)

Social and Behavioral Sciences (15 hours)

6 semester credit hours Government (GOVT 2301 and GOVT 2302)

6 hours American History (HIST 1301 and HIST 1302)

3 hours Social and Behavioral Sciences Elective (ECON 2301)3

Humanities and Fine Arts (6 hours)

3 hours Fine Arts (ARTS 1301)

3 hours Humanities (HUMA 1301)

Mathematics and Quantitative Reasoning (6 hours)4

6 hours Mathematics (MATH 1325 and MATH 1326)

Science (9 hours including at least one course with a substantial laboratory component)

II. Major Requirements: 70 hours

Major Preparatory Courses (18 hours)

ACCT 2301 Introductory Financial Accounting5

ACCT 2302 Introductory Management Accounting5

BLAW 2301 Business and Public Law5

ECON 2301 Principles of Macroeconomics3, 5

ECON 2302 Principles of Microeconomics5

MATH 1325 Applied Calculus I3, 4, 5

MATH 1326 Applied Calculus II3, 4, 5

MATH 2333 Matrices, Vectors and Their Application5, 6

Major Core Courses (48 hours)

BCOM 3311 Business Communication3, 5

BCOM 4350 Advanced Business Communication

FIN 3320 Business Finance

FIN 3330 Personal Financial Planning

MIS 3300 Introduction to Management Information Systems

OPRE 3310 Operations Management

OBHR 3310 Organizational Behavior

MKT 3300 Principles of Marketing

FIN 3390 Introduction to Financial Modeling

BPS 4305 Strategic Management

FIN 4310 Intermediate Business Finance

IMS 3310 International Business

ECON 3310 Intermediate Microeconomic Theory5

ECON 3311 Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory5

ECON 4351 Mathematical Economics

ECON 4355 Econometrics

OPRE 3360 Managerial Methods in Decision Making Under Uncertainty

or STAT 3360 Probability and Statistics for Management and Economics5

ACCT 3320 Financial Information Management

III. Elective Requirements: 18 hours

Guided Electives

Select 9 hours from: FIN 3305, FIN 3340, FIN 3350, FIN 3365, FIN 3380, FIN 4320, FIN 4340, FIN 4380, FIN 4V90, or ACCT 4336.

Select 9 hours from: ECON 3312, ECON 3335, ECON 4301, ECON 4310, ECON 4320, ECON 4345, ECON 4360, ECON 4382, ECON 4385, FIN 4390, ECON 4396, or ECON 4V99.

1. Degree is 131 hours if student is required to take EPPS 1110.

2. Curriculum Requirements can be fulfilled by other approved courses from accredited institutions of higher education. The courses listed in parentheses are recommended as the most efficient way to satisfy both Core Curriculum and Major Requirements at UT Dallas.

3. A Major requirement that also fulfills a Core Curriculum requirement. Hours are counted in Core Curriculum.

4. These hours are counted under Mathematics Core; students may substitute MATH 2313 and MATH 2414 or MATH 2417 and MATH 2419.

5. Indicates a prerequisite class to be completed before enrolling for upper-division classes in Economics and Finance.

6. Students may substitute MATH 2418, OPRE 3333 or CS 2305.

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