Dec 09, 2021  
Undergraduate Catalog 2021-2022 
Undergraduate Catalog 2021-2022

4-Year Plan

Economics, B.B.A.

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The BBA in Economics program, with emphases in Analytics and Economic Development, provides students with a broad core of business skills while focusing on essential economic concepts. Students learn microeconomic theory and its application to managerial problems, and they study the broader context of business in macroeconomics and public policy. The program prepares students to work with data using econometric tools for informed business decision making. Students choosing the Analytics emphasis will further enhance their skills with data visualization and interpretation. Students choosing the Economic Development emphasis will deepen their understanding of the global economy, trade, development, and poverty alleviation.

Student Learning Outcomes

Effective Communication: Communicate effectively and professionally in various contexts using diverse techniques and contemporary media.

Critical Reasoning and Research: Conceptualize, apply, analyze, synthesize, and evaluate information to address questions, perform analyses, understand and apply results, reach conclusions, and assess impact.

Business Skills and Knowledge: Demonstrate skills and knowledge relevant to a business focus necessary for professional growth and success in global and culturally diverse contexts.

Ethical and Legal Issues and Christian Worldview: Anticipate, identify, and resolve moral, ethical and legal dilemmas through an understanding and application of the Christian worldview.

Economics Skills and Knowledge: Articulate essential theories of the market, economic growth, and business cycles, explain the effects of related public policies, and use data effectively to explore and explain economic phenomena.

Requirements for the Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.) degree with major in Economics

University Core Curriculum - 36 hours

Program requirements satisfy 12 of the 48 hours in the Core Curriculum.

  • The Intercultural Engagement elective area is satisfied by INT 4103 .
  • The Mathematics elective area is satisfied by BUS 2193 .
  • Six hours of the Social and Behavioral Sciences elective area are satisfied by ECN 2113  and ECN 2123 .


Business Department Core - 42 hours

One of the following:

Economics Core - 18 hours

Minor field or electives as necessary to complete the minimum total hours

Minimum total semester hours - 120

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