2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog - Belmont University


Bachelor of Science in International Economics (B.S.)

The Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in International Economics integrates the economic, social, political, cultural, and linguistic components of international economy and trade. Students study essential aspects of economic theory and application, international politics and society, foreign language and culture in a rigorous liberal arts environment. Students are prepared for careers in business, government service, and also for advanced study in law, business, or other graduate schools.

Major in International Economics (B.S.) Hours
General Education Core Requirements  


Technical Requirements  
MTH 1140, Quantitative Methods in Business (taken as part of General Education core)    
Major requirements  


ECO 2210, Principles of Macroeconomics 3  
ECO 2220, Principles of Microeconomics


ECO 3260, Intermediate Macroeconomics 3  
ECO 3270, Intermediate Microeconomics 3  
ECO 4400, International Economics 3  
PSC 2300, International Relations 


Economics Electives



Choose from:
     ECO 3900, The Chinese Economy (3)
     ECO 4700, Economic Growth and Development (3)
     ECO 3130, Topics in Economics and Public Policy (3)
     ECO 3230, Area Studies in Economics (3)
     ECO 3800, Comparative Economic Systems (3)
     ECO 3950/4950, Study Abroad (3)

Political Science, Political Economy, or History Elective (3) chosen from:   3
HIS 2060, Foundations of Modern Europe (3)    
PSC 3410, Politics of Africa (3)    
PSC 3450, Politics of Europe (3)    
PSC 3480, Politics of the Middle East (3)    
PSC 2400, Introduction to Comparative Politics (3)    
POE 2760, Introduction to International Political Economy (3)    
PSC 4320, International Law and Organization    
POE 3740, Topics in International Political Economy (3)    
Foreign Language Minor Requirement (2000-level or above)   18
Electives   11-17


Note: Students pursuing the Bachelor of Science in International Economics are encouraged to talk with their academic advisor regarding requirements for the available option to also earn a Bachelor of Arts degree in a foreign language at Belmont University.