The business economics major includes the study of microeconomics and macroeconomics, classes in economic fields such as labor economics, managerial economics or energy economics, and the study of statistical analysis. It develops core skills to analyze business economics phenomenon and relationships.
The study of business economics is diverse and analytical. The discipline of economics coupled with a foundation in business provides a solid background for many career paths. Whether you pursue an advanced degree in business, law, or economics, or combine the major with another to prepare you for a different career path, you’ll have an understanding of how business, industries, governments, and countries interrelate to prepare you for an entry level position as a business analyst, financial analyst, market researcher, or public policy researcher. With an advanced degree, you would be prepared to become an economist.
The business economics major also studies the collective behavior of businesses and industries, and governments and countries. The major emphasizes logical thought used in problem-solving, observation and inference from data, and presenting ideas in writing and speech.
Learn more about our business economics faculty here.
Associate Professor and Chair, Finance Department
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