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Why major in business economics at Weber State?  

With a bachelor’s degree in business economics, you will understand our national economy and have the critical thinking skills to solve problems in the business world. This degree is regarded by graduate business schools and law schools as excellent preparation for advanced work toward an MBA or a career in corporate law.

EXPERIENCE 
personal attention, excellent academics, targeted experience  


56k
Average salary western US

29:1
Small classes = personal attention

INTERNSHIPS
Excellent internships = experience!


WHAT WILL YOU LEARN 
in the business economics program?  


You'll learn skills such as data organization, record maintenance, data tabulating and manipulation, research, applying statistical methods, testing hypothesis, analyzing new products, industries, regions and business models. You'll also get hands-on experiences such as: cconducting comprehensive research with direct faculty interaction, and opportunities to publish and present your work at conferences like: Utah Conference on Undergraduate Research and National Conference on Undergraduate Research.


A QUICK LOOK 
hours, GPA, delivery, grad maps, catalog, admissions & careers  



  • HOURS
     

    120 total hours. 
    40 Upper division required.


  • GPA
     

    C or higher in Math 1050
    C or higher in ENGL 2010
    C-  or higher for all Business Foundations courses
    2.5 cumulative GPA for Business Foundations courses
    2.5 overall university GPA


  • MINOR
     

    Not required for this major.

  • COURSE DELIVERY 

    • Some evenings
    • Some day
    • Some online

  • GRAD MAP

    Graduation MAPs (Major Academic Plans) show a semester-by-semester plan for taking all classes needed to earn your degree. 

    GRAD MAP 

  • COURSE REQUIREMENTS

    Explore all of the requirements to complete a degree in business economics. Check the course year, requirements may change. 

    COURSE REQUIREMENTS 

  • ADMISSIONS

    The Goddard School has specific requirements for admissions to a program within the college. Check admissions requirements. 

    ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS 


  • CAREERS & RESOURCES 

    Explore what you can do with an business economics degree, current salaries, job demand, industries, and resources.

    BUSINESS ECONOMICS CAREERS 

 


MAJOR CLASS REQUIREMENTS 
a quick look at the major course requirements in business economics  


Note: This degree also requires the general education requirements and the core business curriculum. For a full breakdown, see the course requirements.

COURSE TITLE CREDITS PRE-REQ

ECON 4010 

Intermediate Microeconomic Theory

3

ECON 2010, ECON 2020 and BSAD 2899 or ECON 2899

ECON 4020 

Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory 

3

ECON 2010, ECON 2020, QUAN 2400, and BSAD 2899 or ECON 2899

ECON 4980 

Research Methods

3

ECON 4970, BSAD 2899 or ECON 2899, QUAN 3610, ECON 4010 or ECON 4020.

QUAN 2400

Business Calculus

3

MATH 1050 or 1080 or 1210 with a “C” or higher grade

ECON 4860

Economics Internship 

1-3

(3 credit option
must be used
to fulfill requirement)

BSAD 2899; Senior Standing; Instructor approval

OTHER REQUIREMENTS: 
Elective Courses (12 Credit Hours) elective options
*ECON 4970 and 4980 will complete the communication requirement as part of the business core as well as the required business course for the Business Economics major.


FANTASTIC ECONOMICS FACULTY 
Take a look at the faculty in the department of economics  


 

  • Nazneen Ahmad

    Nazneen Ahmad 
    Econ 2020, 3120, 4020

  • Doris Geide-Stevenson

    Doris Geide-Stevenson
    Econ 3120, MBA 6410

  • Matt Gnagey

    Matt Gnagey 
    Econ 2010,  3300, 4970, Quan 2600

  • Therese Grijalva

    Therese Grijalva
    Econ 1010, 4970, Quan 2400

  • Andrew Keinsley

    Andrew Keinsley
    Econ 2020,3200

  • Brandon Koford

    Brandon Koford
    Econ 2010, 4550 (chair)

  • Alvaro La Parra Perez

    Alvaro LaParra Perez
    Econ 1010, 1740, 4010

  • John Mukum Mbaku

    John Mukum Mbaku 
    Econ 2010, 4010, 4170

  • Sandeep Rangaraju

    Sandeep Rangaraju
    Econ 4020, 4560, Quan 2400

  • Gavin Roberts

    Gavin Roberts
    Econ 4330, 4980, Quan 3610

  • Jeff Steagall

    Jeff Steagall
    Econ 3110, Quan 3610

  • Mike Vaughan

    Mike Vaughan
    Econ 1010

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WHAT ARE STUDENTS SAYING 
about the business economics program?  


Students that study business economics often have several traits in common.  Many are natural leaders, unafraid to take risks, have a competitive spirit, ability to take initiative and have solid communication skills.

  • Steven, Business Econ '18

    "When my economics professors say to come get help during office hours, they mean it. They genuinely care about my success" 

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