Bachelor of Arts in Economics Major – Industrial Economics and Market Regulation Track

Applied Economics Major and Economics Major Objectives

Students in the Applied Economics or 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 (B.S.A.E. only).

Industrial Economics and Market Regulation Track of B.A. in Economics Description

Industrial Economics and Market Regulation is an interdisciplinary education that helps students to gain knowledge of the framework by which markets operate; the inner- and intra-competitiveness among industries in the US; management-labor relations; and the role of government in the market economy. Students with focus in industry as part of their education at Bryant can seek employment opportunities in managerial positions in government and business, trade associations, and consulting and research organizations. They are also well prepared to pursue graduate studies in economics, business, and law.


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
Economics Major Requirements - Industrial Economics and Market Regulation Track 1
Intermediate Microeconomics
Intermediate Macroeconomics
Capstone Economics Seminar
Industrial Economics and Market Regulation Track of Bachelor of Arts in Economics
Select four of the following:
Money and Banking
Research Methods in Economics
Economics of Social Issues
Sports Economics
America and the Free Market
Industrial Organization: American Industry
Industrial Organization: Government and Business
Economics Internship
Managerial Economics
Applied Microeconomics: Case Studies
Applied Macroeconomics: Case Studies
Applied Econometrics for Business and Policy
Economics of Health and Medical Care
Select two of the following:
Creating a New Venture
Organizational Behavior
Operations Management
History of American Technology
The Legal Environment of Business
Markets and the Law: The Uniform Commercial Code
Law of Financial Institutions
International Business Management
Consumer Behavior
Services Marketing
Retail Management
The Politics of Government and Business in America
Liberal Arts Core Requirements
Microeconomic Principles
Macroeconomic Principles
Introduction to Literary Studies
Mathematical Analysis
Statistics I
Two Humanities Survey Courses
Liberal Arts Distributions - Modes of Thought 2
Two Social Sciences Modes of Thought
One Historical Mode of Thought (Upper Division)
One Literary Mode of Thought (Upper Division)
Two Scientific Modes of Thought 3
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, not to exceed a combined total of 30 credit hours in the College of Business.

A minimum 122 credit hours required for graduation