William Smith, Ph.D., Interim Chair
Room 400, FCBE Administration Building
Students must have earned a minimum of 45 credit hours and have met specific course
prerequisites with a minimum grade of “C” to be eligible for all 3000 and 4000 level
courses. In addition to these requirements, students seeking a degree in the Fogelman
College of Business and Economics must have (1) completed all required lower division
business courses with a minimum grade of “C” in each; (2) minimum of 2.25 GPA (2.5
for accounting majors) in all required lower division business courses and MATH 1830,
1421, or 1910, and (3) 45 hours of course work including MATH 1830, 1421, or 1910,
COMM 2381 and 9 hours of English (See B.B.A. Degree Requirements-General Requirements).
A surcharge of $30 per credit hour for 3000 and 4000 level courses and $30 per credit
hours for 6000-9000 level courses has been approved by the Tennessee Board of Regents.
The purpose of the surcharge on these business courses is to guarantee the continuous
improvement of the college and compliance with the standards of the Association to
Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB International).
In addition to the courses below, the department may offer the following Special Topics
ECON 3020-29. Special Topics in Economics. (3). Current economic issues and problems in the United States; emphasis on application
of tools and analytical methods. PREREQUISITE: ECON 2010, 2020.
ECON 4760-69. Special Topics in Economics. (1-3). Topics are varied and in online class listings. May be repeated with a change in
topic. PREREQUISITE: permission of department chair.