Dual/Accelerated BBA to MA in Economics and Quantitative Analysis


To be considered for admission to the program, the following must be satisfied:
  • An undergraduate GPA of 3.000 overall;
  • Completion of at least 60 credit hours of undergraduate study;
  • Completion of  ECON 231 Introductory Business Statistics or equivalent with a minimum grade of C+
  • Completion of at least one intermediate level economics course:  ECON 301 Intermediate Macroeconomics and/or  ECON 302 Intermediate Microeconomics with a minimum grade of C+ (Note: An approved course,  ECON 340 Money and Banking, can be substituted for ECON 301 Intermediate Macroeconomics for the purposes of admission to the program); and
  • If either of the intermediate level economics courses are not taken by the time of admission, one needs to be taken the next semester it is offered with a minimum grade of C+.

Program Requirements

Students can use up to 9 credit hours to jointly meet the requirements of both the bachelors and masters in economics. These courses can be selected from the master’s core courses or others approved by the department’s graduate coordinator. Where courses specify different requirements for graduate and undergraduate students, the student must meet the requirements for graduate students to apply the course to graduate credit. Specifically excluded courses are ECON 781 Cooperative Education, ECON 750 Workshop in Economics, ECON 811 Analysis of Macro-Economic Theory, ECON 812 Analysis of Micro-Economic Theory, and  ECON 893 Research Project.