Economics (Business)

Economics (Business)

  • Bachelor of Business Administration
  • Major

Stetson University’s Economics program in the School of Business Administration provides a thorough understanding of economics and business behavior. It prepares students for careers in business and government, and it sets a foundation for graduate and professional studies. This curriculum will allow them to describe and identify fundamental economic concepts and the primary microeconomic and macroeconomic theories, and describe the financial system, institutions, markets, securities, global financial issues and strategies.

Why Economics (Business) at Stetson University?

State-of-the-art research database services and equipment are available to all students within the Department of Finance, provided by the Sarah George Investments Institute.

Additionally, students can use the Centurion Sales recording laboratories to conduct qualitative research interviews and focus groups. These resources allow for in-depth analysis of how consumers and producers arrange their economic activities efficiently in the market.

Monopolies, oligopolies, monopolistic competition and perfect competitive markets are studied, as well as game theory and behavioral theories governing economic behavior.

Students supplement classroom knowledge with experiential learning through avenues such as the Roland George Investments Program, study abroad and internships.

Learn more about the Department of Economics in the School of Business Administration.

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"Working alongside highly-talented men and women for the past three years has put a fire in my belly that I cannot seem to extinguish."

Nate Smith '19 Economics & Finance

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"Stetson has transformed me from one of many students with potential into a young professional with great ambition."

Tim Gennes '22 Economics & Finance

Career Outcomes

Students majoring in economics through the School of Business Administration have attained successful careers in areas such as law, politics, corporate finance, banking and commerce, asset management, insurance and financial planning.

Some of the businesses that economics students have interned include Volusia County Government, the City of DeLand, Bank of America, Merrill Lynch, Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, KCM Asset Management, Brown & Brown and Siemens Corporation.

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Students must meet General Education Requirements in addition to specific requirements within the major area of study.


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