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Economics

An economics degree at Campbellsville University is a great option for detail-oriented students.

Career seekers with economics degrees rarely end up in jobs with economics or economist in the title, rather, they are the perfect individuals to help businesses become competitive, cost-efficient and profitable. Because a degree in economics teaches the student how systems work, how to interpret statistical trends and analyze any type of data.

An economics degree from Campbellsville University could be the launching pad for your meaningful career in business.

For core requirements, general education requirements, electives and course descriptions, please see the undergraduate catalog link.

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with emphasis in Economics

The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with emphasis in Economics is a program featuring 36 hours of emphasis requirements, including nine courses from the following list:

  • Economic History of the United States
  • Economic Geography
  • Labor Problems
  • Consumption Economics/Personal Finance
  • Money and Banking
  • Managerial Economics
  • Health Economics
  • Public Finance
  • Comparative Economic Systems
  • International Trade
  • Government and Industry
  • History of Economic Thought
  • Economics Internship
  • Selected Topics

The emphasis in Economics does not require a minor.

Economics Major

The Economics Major. This is a Bachelor of Science in Economics with a minor of any area of your choice. The core economics area of this degree path includes 30 hours in the economics field including18 core requirement hours and 12 economics hours (approx. 4 courses) from this list:

  • Economic History of the United States
  • Economic Geography
  • Labor Problems
  • Consumption Economics/Personal Finance
  • Health Economics
  • Comparative Economic Systems
  • Government and Industry
  • History of Economic Thought
  • Economics Internship
  • Selected Topics

Those students pursuing the Economics Major—Option 2 should consider taking some additional course work in business administration to include finance. Also, students anticipating graduate work in economics should take additional course work in mathematics to include calculus.

Economics Minor

Economics Minor.

The Economics Minor includes 21 hours when combined with a major from any area.

  • Macroeconomics
  • Microeconomics
    Note: If this minor is paired with either the Business Administration or Accounting major, two approved substitution courses must be taken.
    Choose one course from this list:
  • Social Statistics
  • Elementary Statistics
    Choose four courses from this list:
  • Economic History of the United States
  • Economic Geography
  • Labor Problems
  • Consumption Economics/Personal Finance
  • Money and Banking
  • Managerial Economics
  • Health Economics
  • Public Finance
  • Comparative Economic Systems
  • International Trade
  • Government and Industry
  • History of Economic Thought