Buena Vista University

Business Economics

There are few hotter topics today than economics.  Knowledge in this field helps you make strides in any business. You’ll have the understanding of factors pressing at both large and small businesses and be able to anticipate factors from supply and demand to government policy. This unique skill set primes you to climb the corporate ladder.

Employment opportunities include:

Courses of study

Major in Business Economics: 52 credit hours

Common business core:

ACCT 205 Financial Accounting
ACCT 206 Managerial Accounting
ECON 205 Principles of Microeconomics
ECON 206 Principles of Macroeconomics
FNBK 306 Managerial Finance
MATH 140 Elementary Applied Statistics
MGMT 206 Management Science
MGMT 306 Principles of Management
MGMT 315 Business Law I
MGMT 492 Business Policy and Strategy
MRKT 306 Principles of Marketing

Major courses:

ECON 301 Microeconomic Theory
ECON 302 Macroeconomic Theory
ECON 405 International Economics

9 credit hours from:

ECON 340 Econometrics
ECON 420 Money and Credit Institutions
ECON 485 Topics in Economics (may be repeated once)
MATH 330 Applied Regression Analysis

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