You’re decisive, level-headed, and focused. You have natural leadership abilities, and you’re not intimidated by complex problems. You know the importance of economics on the global scale. Business economics may be the major for you.
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Utica College's business economics program gives students a strong foundation in economics and the skills to put economic concepts and principles to work in day-to-day decision making at a managerial level. Part of UC's Business and Economics department, the financial oriented business economics major offers integrated, hands-on learning across a variety of disciplines within the department, with excellent facilities - including a full-featured trading room - and opportunities for internships.
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The business economics major offers two concentrations: finance and financial planning. The major is centered around a thorough understanding of economics and is supplemented by courses in accounting, finance, and management. Students practice in investment skills through the application of finance theory in managing portfolios funded by real dollars. Managerial economics, research methods in economics, and an internship provide the link between economic theory and business application.
Managerial economics, research methods in economics, and an internship provide the link between economic theory and business application.
In addition to providing an especially strong foundation for employment in business, the business economics major is also a good basis for graduate work in business, economics, and law. With the growing emphasis on economic education in the high schools, the business economics major can also help prepare students for certification in the areas of management or economics. Graduates of UC's business economics program have taken leadership positions at: