Bachelor of Science with a Major in Applied Economics 2022-2023 Edition

Applied Economics Major Objectives

Students in the Applied Economics major will:

  • Demonstrate critical thinking and problem solving skills in an economic context.
  • Analyze the economic role of markets and government.
  • Understand and debate social, political and current economic issues.
  • Analyze global and international economic issues.
  • Conduct quantitative economic data analysis and research.

Bachelor of Science with an Applied Economics Major Requirements

First-Year Gateway Experience
Global Foundations of Character and Leadership
Global Foundations of Organizations and Business
Writing Workshop
Bryant IDEA: Innovation and Design Experience For All
Applied Economics Major Requirements
Research Methods in Economics
Intermediate Microeconomics
Intermediate Macroeconomics
Econ Capstone: Consulting Data Analysis
Applied Economic majors must complete ECO 210 before taking ECO 315.
Applied Economics Elective Courses
Select three of the following: 1
Money and Banking
Economics of Social Issues
Mathematical Economics
Sports Economics
America and the Free Market
Industrial Organization: American Industry
Industrial Organization: Government and Business
Economic Development
Economics Internship
Managerial Economics
Directed Study in Economics
Applied Microeconomics: Case Studies
Big Data: Solving Socio-Economic and Business Issues
Applied Econometrics for Business and Policy
Machine Learning Applied to Economics
Experimental Economics
Environmental Economics
Public Finance
Labor Economics
Behavioral Economics and Applications
International Trade
Economics of Health and Medical Care
Economic Growth Policy and Practice
Directed Study in Economics
Liberal Arts Core Requirements
Microeconomic Principles 2
Macroeconomic Principles 2
Introduction to Literary Studies
Mathematical Analysis
Statistics I
Two Humanities Survey Courses
Liberal Arts Distributions - Modes of Thought 3
Two Social Science Modes of Thought
One Historical Mode of Thought (Upper Division)
One Literary Mode of Thought (Upper Division)
Two Scientific Modes of Thought 4
Business Minor Requirement
Selection is made from a variety of business minors (Business Administration, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Global Supply Chain Management, Human Resource Management, Information Systems, International Business, Management, Marketing, Marketing Analytics, and Sales).
Subject to programmatic constraints, students may elect to take additional business courses beyond the required minor.

At least 1 elective at the 400-level


ECO 113 and ECO 114 are counted toward the 30 credit Applied Economics major requirements.


Modes of Thought requirements can be met by appropriate courses in the major.


Include one Lab Science. One science course must be taken at the 300 or 400 level.

A minimum 122 credit hours required for graduation