UT Dallas 2013 Undergraduate Catalog

School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences

Bachelor of Science in Economics and Finance (Double Major)

Degree Requirements (130 semester credit hours)1

I. Core Curriculum Requirements: 42 semester credit hours2

Communication (6 semester credit hours)

3 semester credit hours Communication (RHET 1302)
3 semester credit hours Communication Elective (BCOM 3311)

Social and Behavioral Sciences (15 semester credit hours)

6 semester credit hours Government (GOVT 2301 and GOVT 2302)
6 semester credit hours American History (HIST 1301 and HIST 1302)
3 semester credit hours Social and Behavioral Sciences Elective (ECON 2301)3

Humanities and Fine Arts (6 semester credit hours)

3 semester credit hours Fine Arts (ARTS 1301)
3 semester credit hours Humanities (HUMA 1301)

Mathematics and Quantitative Reasoning (6 semester credit hours)4

6 semester credit hours Mathematics (MATH 1325 and MATH 1326)

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

II. Major Requirements: 70 semester credit hours

Major Preparatory Courses (18 semester credit 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 semester credit 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 semester credit hours

Guided Electives

Select 9 semester credit 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 semester credit 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 semester credit 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. Semester credit hours are counted in Core Curriculum.
  4. These semester credit 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.
Updated: April 10, 2014 - Visitor: 886