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2022-2023 University of Wyoming Catalog 
2022-2023 University of Wyoming Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business Economics

Economics is the science of decision making and how to create value through trade.  An business economics degree will provide you the tools to work on challenging policy issues and employ data analytics to address those issues.  



Requirements - Total Credits: 120

Major Specific Courses - Credits: 21

Economics Electives: 6 Credits

Any Economics Courses at a 4000+ level that have not been used to meet any other primary major requirements.

Advanced Business Electives: 6 Credits

Any business courses at a 3000+ level that have not been used to meet any other primary major requirements. 

Free Electives from Any College: 27 Credits

  • Courses from any college at any level - Credits: 21
  • Courses from any college at a 3000+ level - Credits: 6

Additional Requirements

All Business Economics majors must comply with requirements of the advanced business standing prerequisites for enrollment in upper-division courses and must complete the common body of knowledge courses as listed previously.

A complete curriculum sheet is available from the Academic Advising unit of the GJSSC in the College of Business Building.

Business Economics majors must hold a 2.500 cumulative grade point average in all economics courses at graduation, as well as a minimum 2.500 cumulative UW grade point average and a minimum 2.500 grade point average in all College of Business courses.

With approval of the department chair or director of undergraduate studies, students may substitute work in certain areas of accounting, agricultural economics, business administration, history, political science, finance, mathematics, statistics or law for 6 hours of 4000-level economics courses.

Students who intend to continue on to graduate work are urged to give special attention to courses in economics theory, statistics and mathematics. Those planning a career in econometrics or mathematical economics should consult the department head as to mathematics and statistics requirements in these fields of study.