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Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics

Determine your future with your Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics from Ashford University. Earn your online economics degree to discover the necessary skills needed to become a critical member of your business organization. Due to globalization and the increasing competition in the business sphere, corporations are looking for individuals who possess these necessary economics skills, such as forecasting in various markets and analyzing data.

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 quantitative data consistent with modern economic theory. Analyzing the statistics of a business is crucial for its success. If you successfully complete your bachelor’s degree in economics, 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 your education with your business economics degree! In this online economics degree curriculum, your courses will cover a variety of relevant subjects; from finance and international trade, to strategic planning and business life-cycles. The courses are designed to give you the skills to think critically and analytically so that you can make decisions, and solve issues with the appropriate resources.

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.)

Emphases for Business Economics

An emphasis provides you with additional opportunities to broaden and enrich your education that is distinct from and enhances your major. It may be taken as a way to expand career options, to prepare for graduate study, or simply to explore in greater depth an area different from your major. An emphasis consists of three (3), three (3) credit courses. Choose from the following emphases:

Cognitive Studies

Environmental Management & Sustainability

Public Administration

Public Relations

Web & Mobile App Technology

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. There are many positions and settings related to business economics where an online economics degree can be beneficial to you. From the private business sector to the local, state, or federal government. Take a look at your potential economics career options below.

Business Economics Careers

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

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Are you currently a licensed RN?

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