2022-2023 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue 
    Mar 03, 2024  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business Economics, BBA

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Requirements for the Business Economics, BBA are listed below. Students must take the business foundation courses  in addition to the major requirements listed below.

An example of a typical program of courses follows:

This is a possible plan of study, but it need not be followed in the same order by every student.  Consult with your academic advisor.

Freshman Year

Sophomore Year

Junior Year

Senior Year

Fall Term

Spring Term


*Satisfies a social science core requirement.

** EC 220  counts towards the third Math/Natural Science requirement in the Loyola Core.

Quantitative Specialization

This specialization is appropriate for those who plan to pursue master's or doctoral work in economics and prepare for careers in research and/or teaching. This path is also appropriate for students interested in analytical careers in economics or finance. Requirements for the concentration are as follows:

  • EC 305  - Mathematical Economics 
  • EC 405  - Game Theory and the Economics of Information or
  • EC 425  - Applied Economic Forecasting 
  • EC 420  - Econometrics 
  • Three EC Electives (one of which must be 400-level)
  • MA 251  - Calculus I 
  • MA 252  - Calculus II 
  • MA 301  - Introduction to Linear Algebra 

Ordinary Differential Equations (MA 304 ), Calculus III (MA 351 ), and Analysis I (MA 421 ) are recommended electives for graduate school prospects.

Students who wish a broad, business-oriented program may elect to pursue the Bachelor of Business Administration in business economics. The BA is described under the Loyola College of Arts and Sciences.

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