Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

The W. A. Franke College of Business

Economics

Business Economics, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration


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This degree focuses on how businesses, individuals and governments determine how we produce and exchange the goods and services we use every day. The degree is designed to prepare students for employment in business, government and other organizations in today's ever changing global economy. The major is built around a core set of classes from economics, business, and statistics.

This program is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).

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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

The W. A. Franke College of Business

Economics

Business Economics, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration


Careers

What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Business Economics?

Understanding today's economy is a necessity for everyone from influential politicians to corporate executives to the average citizen. Individuals and organizations are challenged to understand issues and problems that a fast-paced, ever-changing global economy presents. Their success and survival will depend upon their ability to respond, change, and grow.

This program is designed to deliver that knowledge. The analytical tools you will gain will prepare you to discuss issues and problems that you will encounter in your local community as well as those facing the national and global economy. The professional skills and expertise you will develop will equip you to succeed in banking, finance, economic planning and development, marketing, and many other career tracks. This major is built around a core set of classes from economics, business, and statistics.

Career opportunities that might be pursued:
  • Banking
  • Finance
  • Community development
  • Economic journalism

With further education, one of these paths is possible:
  • Insurance underwriter
  • Economic developer
  • Educator
  • Financial manager

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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

The W. A. Franke College of Business

Economics

Business Economics, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration


University Requirements

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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

The W. A. Franke College of Business

Economics

Business Economics, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration


Overview

In addition to University Requirements:

Please note that you may be able to use some courses to meet more than one requirement. Contact your advisor for details.

Minimum Units for Completion 120
Highest Mathematics Required MAT 121
Additional Admission Requirements Required
Additional Fees/Program Fees Required
University Honors Program Optional
AZ Transfer Students complete AGEC-B Recommended
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Purpose Statement

The primary mission of the economics degree program in the W. A. Franke College of Business (FCB) is to train our majors to successfully apply economic theory and concepts to real-world problems through the development of analytical and quantitative skills in order for them to succeed in their professional and academic endeavors.  Economic majors learn how to think like an economist by developing analytical and quantitative skills in identifying the essential elements of a problem and finding solutions.  They explore topics from pricing strategy and cost-benefit analysis to monetary and fiscal policy impact and international trade.  Applied learning experiences such as undergraduate research, independent study, internships, and study abroad programs help students add context to classroom concepts.  The degree program prepares students for careers in business, government, and public policy.  In addition, the economics degree program also serves FCB business degree programs and Liberal Studies through our curriculum. The curriculum for business and Liberal Studies students focuses on essential concepts and principles of economics in order to help them understand, think, and form opinions about, and develop responses to local, national, and global economic issues.
 
Student Learning Outcomes
 
Economics graduates will be able to explain key economic concepts and principles in both Microeconomics and Macroeconomics.

Economics graduates will be able to explain and evaluate what economic concepts and principles are used in nontechnical economic analyses published in printed and electronic media.Economics graduates will be able to locate published research and data on particular economic topics and issues.Economics graduates will be able to perform and interpret quantitative analysis that uses economic data.Economics graduates will be able to prepare an organized, clearly written analysis of an economic issue.

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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

The W. A. Franke College of Business

Economics

Business Economics, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration


Details

Additional Admission Requirements
Major Requirements
General Electives
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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

The W. A. Franke College of Business

Economics

Business Economics, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration


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