UT Dallas 2022 Undergraduate Catalog

Economics and Finance (Double Major) (BS)

Bachelor of Science in Economics and Finance (Double Major)

Degree Requirements (128 semester credit hours)1, 2

EPPS Faculty

Professors: Daniel G. Arce, Kurt J. Beron, Dong Li, Donggyu Sul

Associate Professors: Rodney Andrews, Seth Giertz, Susan Williams McElroy, Darwin (Trey) Miller, Irina Panovska, Kevin Siqueira, Victor Valcarcel

Assistant Professors: Anne Burton, Jonas Hedlund, Maria (Camila) Morales

Professor Emeritus: Todd Sandler

Associate Professor of Instruction: Luba Ketsler

Assistant Professor of Instruction: William Grover

JSOM Faculty

Professors: Ashiq Ali, Gary Bolton, William M. Cready, Umit G. Gurun, Kyle Hyndman, Stanley Liebowitz, Vikram Nanda, Suresh Radhakrishnan, Michael J. Rebello, Gil Sadka, Harold Zhang

Associate Professors: Nina Baranchuk, Zhonglan Dai, Rebecca Files, Michael Hasler, Surya N. Janakiraman, Robert L. Kieschnick Jr., Jun Li, Ningzhong Li, Ramachandran (Ram) Natarajan, Naim Bugra Ozel, David J. Springate, Kelsey D. Wei, Han (Victor) Xia, Yexiao Xu, Alejandro Zentner, Jieying Zhang, Yuan Zhang, Feng Zhao, Yibin Zhou

Assistant Professors: Christopher Mace, Jean-Marie Meier, Alejandro Rivera Mesias, Simon Siegenthaler, Xiaoxiao Tang, Christian Von-Drathen, Pingle Wang, Steven Xiao

Clinical Professors: John Barden, John Gamino, Randall S. Guttery, Peter Lewin, Jeffrey Manzi

Clinical Associate Professor: Carolyn Reichert

Clinical Assistant Professors: Moran Blueshtein, Revansiddha Khanapure, Liping Ma

Professors of Instruction: Mary Beth Goodrich, Chris Linsteadt

Associate Professors of Instruction: Amal El-Ashmawi, Ayfer Gurun, Jennifer G. Johnson, Hirofumi Nishi, Daniel Sibley

Professor of Practice: Tiffany A. Bortz

Associate Professors of Practice: Julie Lynch, Jennifer Murray, Steven Solcher, Kathy Zolton

Assistant Professor of Practice: Steven Haynes

Senior Lecturers: Joseph Mauriello, Robert (Stephen) Molina, Matt Polze

I. Core Curriculum Requirements: 42 semester credit hours3

Communication: 6 semester credit hours

Select any 6 semester credit hours from Communication Core courses (see advisor)

Mathematics: 3 semester credit hours

MATH 1325 Applied Calculus I4, 5, 6, 7

Or select any 3 semester credit hours from Mathematics Core courses (see advisor)

Life and Physical Sciences: 6 semester credit hours

Select any 6 semester credit hours from Life and Physical Sciences Core courses (see advisor and degree requirements)

Language, Philosophy and Culture: 3 semester credit hours

Select any 3 semester credit hours from Language, Philosophy and Culture Core courses (see advisor)

Creative Arts: 3 semester credit hours

Select any 3 semester credit hours from Creative Arts Core courses (see advisor)

American History: 6 semester credit hours

Select any 6 semester credit hours from American History Core courses (see advisor)

Government/Political Science: 6 semester credit hours

GOVT 2305 American National Government

GOVT 2306 State and Local Government

Or select any 6 semester credit hours from Government/Political Science Core courses (see advisor)

Social and Behavioral Sciences: 3 semester credit hours8

ECON 2301 Principles of Macroeconomics4, 5

Or select any 3 semester credit hours from Social and Behavioral Sciences Core courses

Component Area Option: 6 semester credit hours8

MATH 1326 Applied Calculus II4, 5, 9

ECON 2302 Principles of Microeconomics4, 5

Or select any 6 semester credit hours from Component Area Option Core courses

II. Major Requirements: 63 semester credit hours8

Major Preparatory Courses: 15 semester credit hours beyond Core Curriculum

ACCT 2301 Introductory Financial Accounting4

ACCT 2302 Introductory Management Accounting4

BLAW 2301 Business and Public Law4

ECON 2301 Principles of Macroeconomics4, 5

ECON 2302 Principles of Microeconomics4, 5

MATH 1325 Applied Calculus I4, 5, 6, 7

MATH 1326 Applied Calculus II4, 5, 9

MATH 2333 Matrices, Vectors, and Their Application4, 10

or OPRE 3333 Quantitative Business Analysis4

OPRE 3360 Managerial Methods in Decision Making Under Uncertainty

or STAT 3360 Probability and Statistics for Management and Economics4

Major Core Courses: 48 semester credit hours

BCOM 1300 Introduction to Professionalism and Communication in Business11

or BCOM 3300 Professionalism and Communication in Business11

BCOM 4300 Managing Communications in Business

IMS 3310 International Business

FIN 3320 Business Finance

ITSS 3300 Information Technology for Business

OPRE 3310 Operations Management

OBHR 3310 Organizational Behavior

or OBHR 3330 Introduction to Human Resource Management

MKT 3300 Principles of Marketing

FIN 3390 Introduction to Financial Modeling

FIN 4310 Intermediate Financial Management

ECON 3310 Intermediate Microeconomic Theory4

ECON 3311 Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory4

ECON 4351 Mathematical Economics

ECON 4355 Econometrics

FIN 4300 Investment Management

FIN 4395 Capstone Senior Project - Finance

or FIN 4328 Real Estate Valuation12

or FIN 4333 Enterprise Risk Management12

or FIN 4380 Fund Management12

or BPS 4395 Capstone Senior Project - Business

or ENTP 4395 Capstone Senior Project - Entrepreneurship

NOTE: Course prerequisites must be met.

III. Elective Requirements: 23 semester credit hours

Guided Electives

A practicum experience of at least 160 working hours is required; the student has the option of zero to 3 semester credit hours, depending on the particular internship, and preference for additional electives.

FIN 4V80 Practicum in Finance

FIN 4080 Finance Internship

BA 4090 Management Internship

A community engagement experience is required; the student has the option of zero or 3 semester credit hours, depending on the particular experience, and preference for additional electives.

IMS 4335 Social Sector Entrepreneurship and Community Engagement

or ENTP 4340 Social Sector Entrepreneurship and Community Engagement

or MKT 4360 Social Impact Marketing

or BA 4095 Social Sector Engagement and Community Outreach Practicum

Choose from the following to fulfill remaining Elective semester credit hours:

Select 5-11 semester credit hours from: FIN 3305, FIN 3330, FIN 3340, FIN 3350, FIN 3365, FIN 3380, FIN 4313, FIN 4315, FIN 4320, FIN 4321, FIN 432812, FIN 433312, FIN 4336, FIN 4338, FIN 4340, FIN 4345, FIN 438012, or FIN 4390.

Select 12 semester credit hours from: ECON 3312, ECON 3332, ECON 4301, ECON 4310, ECON 4342, ECON 4345, ECON 4360, ECON 4382, ECON 4385, or ECON 4396.

In Elective section above, other upper-division courses with a course prefix of ACCT, MATH, or STAT may be used to fulfill up to 3 semester credit hours of electives with advance written permission from the BS Finance Program Director.

Both lower- and upper-division courses may count as electives but students must complete at least 51 semester credit hours of upper-division courses to qualify for graduation.

1. Incoming freshmen must enroll and complete requirements of UNIV 1010 and the corresponding school-related freshman seminar course. Students, including transfer students, who complete their core curriculum at UT Dallas must take UNIV 2020.

2. Degree is 129 semester credit hours if students are required to take EPPS 1110.

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

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

5. A required Major course that also fulfills a Core Curriculum requirement. Semester credit hours are counted in Core Curriculum.

6. Students may elect to substitute MATH 2413 or MATH 2417 for MATH 1325.

7. In order to make timely degree progress, students should complete MATH 1325 or its equivalent by the end of their first semester at UT Dallas. Students who will not meet this requirement should contact their academic advisor to discuss their degree timeline.

8. Certain courses listed are prerequisites for major core, major concentration, or major related courses. Choose accordingly.

9. Students may elect to substitute MATH 2414 or MATH 2419 for MATH 1326.

10. Students may substitute MATH 2418 or CS 2305.

11. JSOM first-time-in-college freshmen are required to take BCOM 1300 in their first semester. Transfer students and students new to JSOM are required to take BCOM 3300 in their first semester.

12. Can be used to fulfill elective hours if not counted as a Major Core Course.

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