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

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

To learn more specific details about program requirements, view this program in the course catalog.

View the recommended academic plan.

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.