Economics is the study of choice in the face of scarcity and limitation. It involves analyzing the national economy, especially problems of unemployment and inflation, as well as the functions of the federal government. Economics includes an examination of decision-making by business firms, individual consumers and institutions. It examines money and the banking system, income distribution, international trade, pricing, competition and government regulation.
Business economics is a major for students in the School of Business Administration that offers students the strength of economic theory combined with a focus in an area of applied business. This major develops the student's quantitative skills by requiring course work in econometrics or forecasting and offers a wide choice of elective courses.
For more information, visit the internal Department of Economics and Finance website.
Program requirements can be found in the online Catalog. Simply select the area of study and click "Explore".