Business Economics
Arkansas State University-Jonesboro
Degree:  Bachelor of Science
Major:  Business Economics
 2006-2007
Students requiring developmental course work based on low entrance exam scores (ACT, SAT, ASSET, COMPASS) may not be able to complete this program of study in eight (8) semesters.  Developmental courses do not count toward total degree hours.  Students having completed college level courses prior to enrollment will be assisted by their advisor in making appropriate substitutions.   In most cases, general education courses may be interchanged between semesters.    A minimum of 45 hours of upper division credit (3000-4000 level) is required for this degree.  Mandatory state and institutional assessment exams will be required during your degree program.  Failure to participate in required assessments may delay graduation.
Year 1 Year 1
Fall Semester Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
ENG 1003 Composition I 3 X ENG 1013 Composition II 3 X
MATH 1023 College Algebra 3 MATH 2143 Bus Calculus 3 X
CIT 1503 Microcomputer Applications 3 THEA Fine Arts Theatre 2 X
SOC 2213 Principles of Sociology 3 X PHSC 1203 Physical Science 3 X
BUSN 1913 Making Connections - Business (FYE) 3 X   PHSC 1201 Physical Science Lab 1 X
PE 1002 Concepts of PE 2 X PHIL 1103 Intro to Philosophy 3 X
Total Hours 17 Total Hours 16
 
Year 2 Year 2
Fall Semester Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
ACCT 2003 Prin of Accounting I 3 ACCT 2013 Prin of Accounting II 3
ECON 2323 Prin of Microeconomics 3 ECON 2313 Prin of Macro 3 X
POSC 2103  Intro to US Government 3 X ECON 2113 Business Stat 3
BIOL 1003 Biological Science 3 LAW 2023 Leg Env Bus 3
BIOL 1001 Biological Science Lab 1 X SCOM 1203 Oral Communications 3 X
MUS 2503 Fine Arts Music 3 X GEOG 2613 Intro to Geography 3 X
Total Hours 16 Total Hours 18
 
Year 3 Year 3
Fall Semester Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
BCOM 2563 Bus Communications 3 CIT 3013  Mgmt Info Systems 3
FIN 3713 Bus Finance 3 MKTG 3013  Marketing 3
MGMT 3153 Organizational Behavior 3 ECON 3313 Micro Analysis 3
CIT 3523 Operation Management 3 ECON 3323 Money & Bank 3
Elective Elective 3 Elective Elective 3
Total Hours 15 Total Hours 15
Year 4 Year 4
Fall Semester Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
ECON 3353 Macro Analysis 3     Elective 3000/4000 Jr/Sr Econ Elect 3  
ECON 4313 History of Economics 3     Elective 3000/4000 Jr/Sr Econ Elect 3  
IB 4103 Intern Trade 3 MGMT 4813 Strategic Mgmt 3
Elective 3000/4000 Jr/Sr Econ Elect 3     Elective 3000/4000 JR/SR Elective  3  
Elective  Elective 3 Elective Elective  2
Total Hours   15     Total Hours Additional hour may be required for scholarship 14  
 
Total Jr/Sr Hours 45     Total Degree Hours 126  
 
Graduation Requirements:              
Completion of HIST 2763 or HIST 2773 or POSC 2103 
Must take SOC 2213 or ANTH 2233
English Proficiency (Grade of C or better in ENG 1003 and ENG 1013)
2.25 in major or at least a "C" in each course in major
2.25 overall and at least 2.25 GPA at ASU
2.25 in business core or at least a "C" in each core course
50 % of business requirements completed at ASU-Jonesboro
Maximum of 30 credit hours via correspondence, extension, examination, PLA, Military or similar means; CLEP (30 hrs max) 
45 JR/SR Hours after completing 54 hours
126 Total Credit Hours
30 of last 36 hours at ASU-Jonesboro
Minimum of 57 hours from 4-year institutions
32 ASU residence hours
Must have grade of C or better in MATH 2143, ACCT 2003, and Computer Proficiency Course  

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