The Managerial Economics Option is an interdisciplinary program which allows students to use business classes toward the requirements of the economics degree.  The Managerial Economics Option is suited for students interested in pursuing jobs or graduate study in business with a strong economics gackground. The Managerial Economics Option is available via the Corvallis campus and Ecampus.

To receive an option in Managerial Economics you must complete a minimum of 51 credts as listed below.

1. Principles (8 credits):

ECON 201 -- Introduction to Microeconomics (4 credits)
ECON 202 -- Introduction to Macroeconomics (4 credits)

2. Calculus (4 credits):

MATH 241-- Calculus For Management & Social Science (4 credits)
     OR
MATH 251 -- Differential Calculus (4 credits)

3. Microeconomic Theory (4 credits)

ECON 311 -- Intermediate Microeconomic Theory I (4 credits)
     OR
ECON 411 -- Advanced Microeconomic Theory (4 credits)

4. Macroeconomic Theory (4 credits)

ECON 315 -- Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory I (4 credits)
     OR
ECON 415 -- Advanced Macroeconomic Theory (4 credits)

5. Statistics (4 credits)

ST 351 -- Introduction to Statistical Methods (4 credits)
     OR
ECON 423 -- Econometrics I (4 credits)

6. Econometrics (4 credits)

ECON 424 -- Introduction to Econometric Methods (4 credits)
     OR
ECON 427 -- Econometrics II (4 credits)

7. WIC Course (4 credits)

ECON 428 -- Introduction to Economic Research (4 credits)
     OR
ECON 439 -- Public Policy Analysis (4 credits)
     OR
ECON 466 – Economics of Traditional and Renewable Energy (4 credits)

 

Additional Managerial Economics (19-23 credits)

1.     ECON 462 -- Managerial Economics (4 credits)
             OR
        ECON 460 Industrial Organization Theory and Policy (4 credits)

2.     BA 215 -- Fundamentals of Accounting (4 credits)
             OR
        BA 211 -- Financial Accounting (4 credits) AND BA 213 -- Managerial Accounting (4 credits)

3.     BA 360 -- Introduction to Financial Management (4 credits)

4.      AND any 2 courses listed blow:

BA 351 -- Managing Organizations (4 credits)
BA 357 -- Operations Management (4 credits) 
BA 390 -- Marketing (4 credits) 
ECON 330 -- Money and Banking (4 credits) 
ECON 340 -- International Economics (4 credits)
ECON 460 -- Industrial Organization (4 credits)
           (cannot use here if used above)
ECON 463 -- Efficiency and Productivity Analysis (4 credits)
ECON 466 -- Economics of Traditional and Renewable Energy
           (4 credits - cannot use here if used as WIC)
ECON 480 -- Labor Economics and Social Policy (4 credits)

All students must receive a grade of “C” (2.00) or better in all upper-division required courses and must maintain an overall grade point average (GPA) of 2.00 in all courses taken toward the Managerial Economics option.  None of the 51 credits may be taken S/U.  Students cannot receive credit toward the major for both ECON 311 and ECON 411, for both ECON 315 and ECON 415, and for both ECON 424 and ECON 427. No more than 4 credits of self-study courses (ECON 401 - 410) may be counted towards the 51 credit requirement.