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Business Economics (B.A./B.S.)

Business Economics provides students with the tools and abilities to succeed in the highly-competitive business environment from small, local companies to Fortune 500 companies. Coursework focuses on management, finance, banking, retail, sales and marketing. Graduates tend to work in: Management, Sales, Finance and Marketing.

Is it for you?

This program will be a good fit if you:

  • Enjoy learning about business
  • Want to gain business skills
  • Want a variety of career options
  • Have strong leadership, detail, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Are a good problem solver and analytical thinker

Career Opportunities

  • Banking or Insurance
  • Human Resources
  • Management
  • Marketing/Public Relations
  • Sales Representative

Recent Employers

  • Retail organizations
  • Financial Institutions
  • Insurance and Real Estate
  • Manufacturers
  • Service type organizations

Internship Opportunities

  • Retail organizations
  • Financial Institutions
  • Insurance and Real Estate
  • Manufacturers
  • Service type organizations

Suggested Certificates

  • Experiential Learning
  • Workplace Intercultural Competence

Suggested Minors

  • Accounting
  • Agricultural Business
  • Banking and Financial Services (available online through Northern State University)
  • Entrepreneurial Studies
  • Marketing

Still deciding? Reflecting on your values, interests, personality traits, and skills will provide valuable insight as you explore major and career choices. FOCUS 2 CAREER, a self-guided assessment, education and career planning program, will help you do just that. SDSU students may access FOCUS 2 CAREER by using the code: jacks. After completing FOCUS 2 CAREER, you may find it helpful to discuss your results with a career coach in the Office of Career Development.