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Department of Economics Learning Goals (LG)

For Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.) Economics Majors, we expect graduating students will meet the following learning goals:

    (LG1)    communicate effectively 
    (LG2)    apply basic quantitative skills to business problems 
   
(LG3)    use information technology to solve business problems
 
   (LG4)    possess a basic knowledge of accounting, economics, finance, the legal environment of business, management and marketing 
    (LG5)    understand how ethical decision making and globalization affect organizations 
   
(LG6)    utilize general and management-specific knowledge and skills in analysis business and economic problems 
   
 (LG7)    possess a basic knowledge of macroeconomics concepts including national income accounting, inflation, unemployment, and monetary and fiscal policy
    
(LG8)    possess a basic knowledge of microeconomics concepts such as supply and demand, consumer decision making, elasticity, costs, market structure, and labor markets 
    (LG9)    possess a basic knowledge of international economic concepts including trade and exchange rates 
  (LG10)   demonstrate an ability to generate and interpret descriptive statistics 

For Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Economics Majors, we expect graduating students will meet learning goals LG1, LG3, and LG7-LG10

For International Economic Affairs Majors (B.A.), we expect graduating students will meet learning goals LG1, LG3, LG7- LG10 and the following:
 
(LG11)  possess a basic knowledge of at least one foreign language

For Bachelors in Science (B.S.) in Economics (with Secondary Education Certification), we expect graduating students will meet learning outcomes LG1, LG3, LG7-LG10 and the following:
 
(LG12)  possess a basic knowledge of instructional strategies for the teaching of economics at the secondary level
  (LG13) Demonstrate effective teaching in a secondary social studies classroom 
 
(LG14) Demonstrate knowledge of economics sufficient to pass the GACE economics examination.