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Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics

Determine your future with your Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics from Ashford University. This IACBE accredited degree demonstrates your understanding of business decision-making in a complex economy. Scholarships are also available.

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What you will learn

You will learn to collect, assess, and interpret data consistent with modern economic theory. If you successfully complete the Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics degree program you will be able to:

  • Assess business facts and interpret them consistent with economic thinking
  • Examine how decision makers allocate scarce resources to achieve economic efficiency
  • Apply economic tools to analyze decisions made by consumers, firms, and policy makers
  • Predict the impact of fiscal, monetary, and trade policy on a firm using microeconomic and macroeconomic models.

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Your Courses in Business Economics

Choose success! In this curriculum, your courses will cover a variety of relevant subjects; from finance and international trade, to strategic planning and business life-cycles.

Introductory Courses
To help students acclimate to the online classroom, you may be required to complete Introductory Course requirements. Learn more about Introductory Courses.

Major Course Requirements (45 credits, all courses are 3 credits.)

BA in Business Economics

The BA in Business Economics program focuses on forecasting, data analysis, market forecasting, and other analytical skills. Watch this video to learn why Dr. Brand Bowler, Chair of the BA in Business Economics program, believes the program helps students along their journey.

Careers in Business Economics

When you complete your Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics degree, you will be prepared for a career in which a broad background and general knowledge in the field of economics are requirements. Take a look at your potential career options.

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The Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics degree is IACBE accredited.

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