Economics

Economics Degree


Auburn Montgomery's degree in Economics provides students with a solid foundation in economic analysis and prepares students for careers in business, financial institutions and the public sector. In addition, the curriculum prepares students for graduate or professional schools in business, law, economics, international studies and other related fields of study. 

After students finish taking the required Core Curriculum, the student in the business economics program is offered two options of study with related but unique cur­ricula: business economics and international business studies option.

 


Business Economics Option


The option in business economics includes seven separate tracks. These include banking and financial markets, public administration, business management, pre-law, international economics, professional and macroeconomics. Each track includes recommended courses in economics, business or other courses outside the College of Business. The purpose of these tracks is to broaden the academic preparation of students and to encourage students to make preliminary career choices.

Requirements

 

ECON 4100 Intermediate Macroeconomics 3
ECON 4110 Intermediate Microeconomics 3
Economics Elective1 9
Economics/Business/Approved Elective2 9
Total Hours  24

1 These electives are determined by selecting a business economics track. The economics faculty will advise students as to the appropriate combination of courses.

2 These courses must be at the 3000/4000 level or higher.

See advisor for list of approved electives.


International Business Studies Option


This program consists of courses offered by the Economics Department, other de­partments in the College of Business and the International Studies Department. The program combines training in economics, management and other business skills with language skills and an appreciation for cultural differences that affect business relations in the global marketplace.

Requirements

 

Foreign Language 
Foreign Language
International Studies Elective  3/4 
INTL 3000 Introduction to International Studies
ECON 4100 Intermediate Macroeconomics
MNGT 4750 International Business Management
MKTG 4650 International Marketing
Option Choose 2 of the following 
ECON 4700 International Economics  
ECON 4050 International Institutions & Contemporary Trade Policy  
FINA 4750 International Finance  
MNGT 4760 International Law  
Economics or Business Elective
Total Hours 24 

 

See advisor for list of approved electives.


Economics and Finance Club


Economics and Finance Club

The club has long been active and has taken previous trips to Atlanta, New York, and Chicago. For additional information or to join, contact advisor Dr.Tewhan Hahn at thahn1@aum.edu or 244-3231, and Jeff Bates at jbates3@aum.edu or 244-3187.

Omicron Delta Epsilon Economics Honors Society
Provides means not only to confer suitable honors on the more promising students but also to encourage scholarship by organized meetings at conferences and through the publication of its official journal. For more information contact advisor, Dr. Mariano Runco at mrunco@aum.edu or 244-3563.

 


Career Possibilities


International Business
Banking and Financial Services
Government and Public Service
Economic Analysis
Corporate Finance
International Economics
Law
Financial Service

 

 

 

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