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).
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:
- Community development
- Economic journalism
With further education, one of these paths is possible:
- Insurance underwriter
- Economic developer
- Financial manager
To receive a bachelor's degree at Northern Arizona University, you must complete at least 120 units of credit that minimally includes a major, the liberal studies requirements, and university requirements as listed below.
- All of Northern Arizona University's liberal studies, diversity, junior-level writing, and capstone requirements.
- All requirements for your specific academic plan(s).
- At least 30 units of upper-division courses, which may include transfer work.
- At least 30 units of coursework taken through Northern Arizona University, of which at least 18 must be upper-division courses (300-level or above). This requirement is not met by credit-by-exam, retro-credits, transfer coursework, etc.
- A cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0 on all work attempted at Northern Arizona University.
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