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Economics

Obtaining Joint Majors in Economics (BS) and Managment or Accounting

With a careful selection of courses, there is the potential to complete a joint major in Economics (BS degree) and Management or a joint major in Economics (BS degree) and Accounting.  To do so, the key is to use upper division Economics courses to meet both the Economics requirement of 8 upper division Economics courses beyond Econ 251 and Econ 252 and to meet Management or Accounting degree elective requirements.

Economics and Management joint majors: An individual who fulfills all the requirements for the BS in Management can also fulfill all the requirements for a BS in Economics if the student chooses a concentration in Economics, uses upper division Economics courses to meet the two course requirement for international electives, and uses a free elective to take an additional Economics upper division course.  In particular, a student should:

  • Choose an Economics concentration for the Management BS degree that involves four upper division Economics courses other than Econ 419. Two of these four courses should be Econ 340 and Econ 360.

  • Take two additional Economics courses (e.g., Econ 370 and 466) to meet the International requirement for the BS degrees (this international requirement is common to both the Management and Economics BS degrees).

  • Take one additional upper-level Economics course (Econ 352) as a free elective.

Economics and Accounting joint majors: An individual who fulfills all the requirements for the BS in Accounting can also fulfill all the requirements for a BS in Economics if the student chooses a concentration in Economics, uses upper division Economics courses to meet Accounting requirements for one international elective and two Krannert electives, and uses a free elective to take an additional Economics upper division course. In particular, a student should:

  • Choose an Economics concentration for the Accounting BS degree. This requires four additional upper division Economics courses. Two of these four courses should be Econ 340 and Econ 360.

  • Take three additional upper division Economics courses to satisfy the Accounting degree's International elective (e.g. Econ 370 or Econ 466) and the Accounting degree's two course Krannert Elective requirement. One of the two Krannert elective courses should be Econ 352.

  • Take one additional upper-level Economics course as a free elective.