Gatton College of Business & Economics

Economics

120

Total Hours

24

Economics Hours

31

UK Core Hours

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Meg Marquis

Assistant Dean

Gatton College of Business and Economics

Gatton College of Business & Economics

Gatton College of Business and Economics

University of Kentucky

Lexington, KY 40506-0034

Program website

859.257.0134

  • BSBE
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Build the expertise to forecast economic conditions, estimate trends, and use economic theory to help understand how consumers, firms, and governments behave. You'll develop a unique mix of analytical and applied business skills, preparing you for upper level management, research and public service careers. 

Careers

Real-World Preparation

Students in economics are prepared to find careers in government and business with organizations as diverse as Summit Energy, the FBI, and Teach for America. Gatton's economics majors are also encouraged go onto graduate school, and enter management training programs.

Classes & Requirements

What You'll Study

The Bachelor of Science in Business Economics (BSBE) program in the Gatton College pairs a strong grounding in business with economics. Students will learn about accounting, finance and management while also discovering how to forecast general economic conditions, estimate trends, analyze data, and use economic theory to help their organization operate more efficiently.

To earn the Bachelor of Science degree in Economics, students in the Gatton College of Business and Economics must fulfill University Studies requirements (students enrolled prior to Fall 2011) or UKCore requirements (students enrolled Fall 2011 on), the College premajor, College core requirements and major requirements.

This degree requires a minimum 120 semester hours. Students must complete the premajor courses for Economics majors and at least 24 credit hours of upper-division coursework from the School of Economics.

Minimum Total Hours: 120

UK Core Requirements

Pre-Major Requirements

CIS 110 OR WRD 110 – Composition and Communication I

(3)

CIS 111 OR WRD 111 – Composition and Communication II

(3)

OR

CIS 112 OR WRD 112 – Accelerated Composition and Communication II

(3)

ACC 201 – Financial Accounting I

(3)

ACC 202 – Managerial Uses of Accounting Information

(3)

ECO 201 – Principles of Economics I

(3)

ECO 202 – Principles of Economics II

(3)

B&E 105 – Technology for Business Solutions

(1)

MA 123 – Elementary Calculus and Its Applications

(3)

MA 162 – Finite Mathematics and Its Applications

(3)

OR

MA 113 – Calculus I

(3)

OR

MA 137 – Calculus I with Life Science Application

(3)

Gatton Core Classes

MKT 300 – Marketing Management

(3)

FIN 300 – Corporation Finance

(3)

MGT 301 – Business Management

(3)

MGT 340 – Ethical and Regulatory Environment

(3)

AN 300 – Introduction to Business Analytics

(3)

ECO 391 – Economic and Business Statistics

(3)

Major Requirements

ECO 401 - Intermediate Microeconomic Theory

(3)

ECO 402 - Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory

(3)

ECO 499 - Seminar in Economics

(3)

ECO Electives - 300 level & above

(6)

ECO Electives - 400 level & above

(6)


Four Year Plan for students under UK Core requirements

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Enhancing Your Time at UK

While there are endless ways to create an unforgettable journey as a Wildcat, we can only think of one that gives you the chance to step outside the classroom and into exploring new parts of the world around you: participating in an Education Abroad opportunity! Whether it’s in a study, research, service, or internship program, taking your UK experience international with EA is the most hands-on way for you to expand your global perspective while making yourself a more well-rounded, marketable candidate to future employers no matter your field. As you take these first steps towards investing in your future, EA encourages you to take advantage of all the opportunities UK has to offer. Take a look at some of the many suggested opportunities UK Education Abroad & Exchanges has to complement your major! #ukyabroad

 

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Meg Marquis

Assistant Dean

Gatton College of Business and Economics

Gatton College of Business & Economics

Gatton College of Business and Economics

University of Kentucky

Lexington, KY 40506-0034

859.257.0134

Other programs from the Gatton College of Business & Economics: