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. You'll combine business fundamentals with specialized courses to be equipped for an ever-changing business environment.
In the bachelor's degree in business administration program, you will learn the fundamentals with business core courses and choose a discipline for in-depth study: Business economics is one of seven concentrations that enable business students to develop specialized expertise.
Understand the fundamentals of business economics.
TUndergraduate business administration majors complete 27 credits in the business economics concentration. Specialized work 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 the business administration program, 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 encouraged to have a minor:
- Some students choose a business discipline other than their 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 ouraccelerated bachelor's-to-master's degree program.