The Department of Economics and
Business Administration offers two bachelor of arts degrees—economics and business administration—plus
the master of business administration (MBA.) degree. The department offers
courses and programs of study that are concerned with people in various social
and organizational contexts.
Students who have majored in
economics and business administration have entered careers in business and industry, as well
as social and governmental agencies. While there are required courses in both
undergraduate majors, there is flexibility in selecting elective courses.
Students select concentrations of courses that focus on specific education and
career interests, and they may even pursue a double major when it serves their
The graduate program in Business
Administration is designed to increase career mobility and to improve
management skills for those in, or seeking to enter, management positions.
The economics and business administration faculty
represent a variety of backgrounds, including economic theory, economic
development, environmental economics and environmental policy, applied
economics, finance, accounting, public administration, marketing, international
business, human resources, industrial labor, organization theory and strategic