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Bachelor of Science in Business Economics

Bachelor of Science in Business Economics

Build your own Business with a Bachelor of Science in Business Economics Degree

Business Economics focuses on business enterprises and inquiries about factors contributing to the relationships of firms with labor, capital and product markets. The curriculum consists of 121 hours that broadens a student's background and understanding of the economy within American and global business environments. It provides an understanding of basic economics and business relationships in economic theory, applied economics and quantitative techniques.

Why Should You Major in Business Economics at South Carolina State University

Business Economic students receive experience in the field and are adequately prepared for a career in the industry. They are encouraged to do summer internships for on-the-job experience. Most complete at least one before graduating. Activities and initiatives included in the program benefit students to make them well-rounded and prepared for the workplace. Activities and initiatives include:

  • Case competitions where students compete against students at other schools to solve a problem.
  • Study Abroad
  • Research projects
  • Community service
  • Executive Speaker Series

All of our business programs are accredited by AASB International

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What Will You Study as a Business Economics Major?

The program highlights and takes a deep dive into subjects including:

  • Money and Banking
  • International Economics
  • Economic Policy

Student Life Organizations Connected with the Program

Student life organizations connected to the program include: 

  • Economics Club
  • Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society

What Can You do with an Business Economics Degree?

Graduates of the Business Economics program typically employed by banks and government agencies. This program also equips students with the ability and knowledge to start their own business. People who earn a degree in Business Economics can pursue a career as a: 

  • Human resource coordinator
  • Accountant
  • Operations associate  
  • Data Analyst

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