BBA - Economics

Program Requirements

A minimum total of 120 credit hours is required for the Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in economics. In addition to meeting the requirements of the WSU General Education Program and the requirements for all BBA programs set by the W. Frank Barton School of Business, candidates for the BBA in economics must satisfy the following requirements of the curricular major:

All majors must contain at least 12 unduplicated credit hours. All minors must contain at least 3 unduplicated credit hours.

Course Title Hours
General Education
Select courses to meet General Education requirements 134-35
College Requirements 2
Bachelor of Business Administration Core Requirements27
Advanced Standing Requirements23-25
Economics Major
ECON 301Intermediate Macroeconomics3
ECON 302Intermediate Microeconomics3
Upper-Division Major Electives
Select 15 credit hours with at least 9 credit hours in economics, another 6 with advisor consent15
Open Electives
Select enough electives to reach 120 credit hours12-15
Total Credit Hours120

Credit hours in co-op ( ECON 481), ECON 400 and ECON 401 may not be used in the economics major.


Required major courses may also count towards General Education requirements. Students will need to select additional electives to reach 120 credit hours required for graduation with assistance from an advisor.


See the Bachelor of Business Administration page of the catalog for a full explanation of these college requirements.

Applied Learning

Students in the BBA in economics program are required to complete an applied learning or research experience to graduate from this program. The requirement can be met by completing  ECON 301 Intermediate Macroeconomics, which includes an applied research project.