B.B.A. in Economics

Core Curriculum Requirements (43-45 credits)

Includes 12 hours of pre-business required courses. See Core Curriculum courses.

Business Core Courses (27 credits)

After completion of all pre-business courses, students pursuing a B.B.A. degree are required to take the following courses:

  • ITEC 281 - Data Management and Analysis with Spreadsheets
  • BLAW 203 - Legal Environment of Business
  • ECON 340 - Global Economy and Business
  • MGNT 322 - Organizational Behavior
  • MGNT 333 - Business Analytics for Decision Making
  • MGNT 357 - Operations Management
  • FINC 331 - Introduction to Business Finance
  • MKTG 340 - Principles of Marketing
  • MGNT 428 - Global Business Strategy

Major Requirements (21-22 credits)

  • MATH 126 - Business Calculus OR MATH 151 - Calculus and Analytic Geometry I OR MATH 169 – Calculus I with Integrated Precalculus II OR MATH 171 – Calculus I
  • ECON 230 – Innovation and Economic Growth
  • ECON 305 - Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory
  • ECON 306 - Intermediate Microeconomic Theory
  • ECON 330 - Money and Banking
  • ECON 495 - Current Topics in Economics
  • ECON Electives

Electives (21-23 credits)

Graduation Requirements

Students must have an overall grade point average GPA of at least 2.0 in all courses taken at Radford to graduate with the B.B.A. degree. In addition, students must have at least a 2.25 major GPA. For the purpose of computing the major GPA, the major is defined as all pre-business and business core courses and the 18 to 30 hours prescribed for the major by the department. In addition, at least 50 percent of the business courses required for the B.B.A. degree must be taken at Radford University. Business courses are defined as those having the prefix ACTG, BLAW, FINC, MGNT, or MKTG. Students earning a business minor must earn a GPA of at least 2.00 in the courses comprising the minor. Courses in a minor are defined under each category. At least 50 percent of the business courses required for a minor must be taken at Radford University.