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Business Economics and Finance

About This Program

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.

Why Utica College

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 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.

Contact Information

Office of Admissions

(315) 792-3006

General Information

Track

  • Major

Degree

  • B.S.

Location

  • Utica Campus
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Business Economics and Finance at Utica

Career Opportunities

With the broad foundation laid out in the UC Economics and Finance program, graduates become well-suited for a multitude of careers, including, but not limited to:
    • Market Research
    • Economic Consulting
    • Compensation & Benefits Manager
    • Business Reporter
    • Credit, Financial or Policy Analyst
    • Lawyer
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Strong Job Outlook

Employment of economists is projected to grow 6 percent between now and 2026, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
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Moving Forward

In addition to providing an especially strong foundation for employment in business, the business economics and finance major is a great basis for graduate work in business, economics, and law.

What You'll Learn

The business economics and finance 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.

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Business Economics and Finance Faculty

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A Degree That Works

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:

  • ConMed Corporation
  • IHTC International
  • Commonfund
  • Northwestern Mutual Financial Network
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Two Concentrations

The business economics and finance major offers two concentrations: finance and financial planning.

Student Voices: Arsadur Rahman

A brief conversation with Arsadur Rahman, a business economics major from Bangladesh, about his program and his experience as part of the Utica College community.

Learning at Utica College

Putting theory to work

Managerial economics, research methods in economics, and an internship provide the link between economic theory and business application.

More Than Numbers

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Family Business

The Osborne family has a lot to celebrate this year. Lauren and Hunter, who married last fall, are expecting their...
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