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2012-2013 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2012-2013 Undergraduate Bulletin [Archived Catalog]

Business Economics and Public Policy (B.S.B.)


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Program: B.S.B.
Department of Economics
Richard T. Doermer School of Business

Neff Hall Room 340 ~ 260-481-6794 ~ www.ipfw.edu/bms

The business economics major explores the economic environments in which businesses must operate, as well as the interrelationships among micro-and macroeconomic conditions, private-sector decision making, and governmental programs. You have opportunities to study economic problems and their alternative solutions. You may also study aspects of employment, inflation, international trade, and other economics subject areas.

If you wish to become a professional economist, you should prepare for graduate study by taking additional courses in mathematics, statistics, computer science, and/or research methods.

To earn the business economics and public policy major, you must earn a grade of C- or better in each of the following courses:

IPFW General Education Requirements (53 Credits)


Area I—Linguistic and Numerical Foundations Credits: 9


Area II—Natural and Physical Sciences Credits: 6


See Part 2 General Education Requirements for approved courses 

Area III—The Individual, Culture, and Society Credits: 6


Three credits from the courses listed below and three additional credits in either PSY 12000 or SOC S161.

Area IV—Humanistic Thought Credits: 6


Area V—Creative and Artistic Expression Credits: 3


See Part 2 General Education Requirements for approved courses 

Area—VI Inquiry and Analysis Credits: 3


See Part 2 General Education Requirements for approved courses 

DSB Requirements


  • Additional credits in general education courses excluding business, economics, and OLS courses Credits: 8

Program Requirements


  • Credits in an approved 300/400 level economics course Credits: 6
  • ECON E406 Senior Seminar in Economics Credits: 3

Total Credits: 15


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