2. DEPARTMENT OF INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS, FINANCE, ECONOMICS AND MARKETING

Dr. Bob G. Figgins, Chair
111 Business Administration Building
(901) 881-7232

FACULTY

John J. Bethune, Parker D. Cashdollar, William L. Davis, Bob G. Figgins, David P. Franck, Robbie L. Green, Nell S. Gullett, Mahmoud M. Haddad, Kevin L. Hammond, John M. Rayburn, Arnold L. Redman, John E. Timmerman, Gary F. Young

ECONOMICS

The economics major prepares students for careers in industry or government, for graduate work, and for admission to schools of law. Concentration within the major may be elected in economics, finance or international business to facilitate the career objectives of individual students. Finance students will learn about the financial operations of domestic companies, the operations of financial markets, investing in securities, and international finance. International business students will learn about the global aspects of economics, finance, and marketing in preparation for careers in the international, as well as the domestic, operations of private companies and government agencies.

Course Requirements for Major Hours
Econ 311 3
Econ 312 3
Econ 411 3
Business Electives 6
Concentration (see below) 21
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Total Hours 36

Economics Concentration

Courses Hours
Econ 321 3
Upper Division Economics and/or Finance Electives 6
Business Electives 6
Free (general) Electives 6

Finance Concentration

Courses Hours
Fin 302 3
Fin 311 3
Fin 332 3
Fin 341 3
Upper Division Finance and/or Accounting Electives
Suggested Specializations: Commercial Banking (Fin 351, 461); Financial Management (Fin 313, 493); or Investments (Fin 313, 415)
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International Business Concentration

Courses Hours
Econ 321 3
Econ 322 3
Fin 332 3
Mktg 410 3
Econ or Finance Elective 3
Foreign Language 211, 212 or courses with an International Focus approved by advisor 6

MARKETING

The marketing major provides special training for students interested in positions in sales, sales planning, merchandising, marketing management, and research techniques.

Course Requirements for Major Hours
Mgt 320 3
Mktg 320 3
Mktg 360 3
Mktg 410 3
Mktg 465 3
Mktg 340 or Mktg 450 3
300-400 Level Marketing Electives 9
300-400 Level Business Electives* 6
Free Elective 3
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Total Hours 36

*Up to three of these hours may be satisfied by courses from Inf Sys 211-249.


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