About Business Economics
Be ready to solve complex business problems.
Today's employers are looking to staff up with well-rounded employees. You will have that competitive edge with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from California University of Pennsylvania. In Cal U's economics program, you'll combine business fundamentals with specialized courses that equip you for success in an ever-changing business environment.
The business economics program includes business core courses to give you a solid foundation of knowledge, as well as in-depth courses in economics that let you develop specialized expertise. The economics program can be completed either on campus or entirely online.
Understand the fundamentals of business economics.
Specialized coursework in business economics examines micro- and macro-economic theory, econometrics, behavioral economics and game theory. Applications courses are available in international economics, labor economics, health economics, public finance and other areas. Graduates of the program are prepared to apply their knowledge to problems in business and industry, public policy and international affairs.
In all of Cal U's business administration programs, you also work on building quantitative, critical thinking and analytical skills. Students graduate not only with a demonstrated competence in their subject area, but also with the ability and tools to apply that knowledge.
Business administration students are also required to have a minor:
- Some students choose a business discipline other than their major or business concentration.
- Other popular choices for minors include psychology, communication studies, public relations, statistics, computer information systems, leadership, women's studies, Spanish and Arabic.
- Students also may decide to complete dual majors or dual degrees with international studies or math.
Cal U business graduates are prepared to explore a wide range of career opportunities. Recent Cal U business graduates also have gone on to graduate business programs at such top schools as the University of Pittsburgh, West Virginia University and the College of William and Mary, and to graduate economics programs at Youngstown State and Florida State.
Learn about our accelerated bachelor's-to-master's degree program.