Department of Economics

Undergraduate Programs

Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Economics and Public Policy Major

The Department of Economics offers a major in Economics through the Richard T. Doermer School of Business.  Programs that are offered is a Business Economics and Public Policy Area major for a B.S.B.

The business economics and public policy major explores the economic environments in which businesses must operate, as well as the interrelationships among micro- and macroeconomics conditions, private-sector decision making, and governmental programs. You have opportunities to study economic problems and their alternative solutions. You may also study aspects of employment, inflation, international trade, and other economic subject areas.

If you wish to become a professional economist, you should prepare for graduate study by taking additional courses in mathematics, statistics, computer science, and/or research methods.

To earn the business economics and public policy area major, you must earn a grade of C or better in each of the following courses:

Course Number

Course Title


ECON E321 Intermediate Microeconomic Theory 3
ECON E322 Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory 3
ECON E406 Undergraduate Seminar in Economics 3
Credits in an approved 300/400 level economics course 6
Total: 15

For more information, please contact the Student Success Center at 260-481-6472.

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