Business Economics Major, BS

Campus: NYC, Westchester


With a BS in Business Economics, you will gain perspective in a changing global and technology-oriented marketplace.  By combining economic theory with practical financial studies, this Economics program will prepare you for employment in a variety of fields including finance, banking, planning, management, government, and teaching.  Business Economics graduates have been hired at prestigious companies like Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, NYC Housing Authority, The Federal Reserve, JPMorgan Chase and Travelers Insurance.

Major Completion Summary

Requirement Credits
University Core Requirements 44-55
Major Requirements 65
Open Electives 7-19
Total Credits 128

University Core Requirements (44-55 Credits)

University Core
Core must include:
ECO 105Principles of Economics: Macroeconomics3
ECO 106Principles of Economics: Microeconomics3
MAT 104Finite Mathematics (required for Pleasantville students)3
MAT 144Introduction to Probability and Statistics for Economics (required for NYC students)4

Major Requirements (65 Credits)

Economic Core Courses
ECO 105Principles of Economics: Macroeconomics 13
ECO 106Principles of Economics: Microeconomics 13
ECO 230Intermediate Macroeconomics3
ECO 234Intermediate Microeconomics3
ECO 240Quantitative Analysis and Forecasting4
ECO 380Mathematical Economics4
ECO 400Seminar in Economic Theory1-3
Economic Elective Courses
Select four ECO courses12
Required Business Courses 2
ACC 203Financial Accounting4
ACC 204Managerial Accounting4
LAW 101Business Law I3
MAR 201Principles of Marketing3
MGT 150Managerial and Organizational Concepts3
FIN 260Financial Management3
Campus Specific Business Courses
Complete campus specific courses.6-7
NYC Students
Two business electives
PLV Students
Elementary Statistics 3
Required Math Course
Total Credits59-62

Open Electives (7-19 Credits)

Open Electives
Select 7-19 credits 17-19
Total Credits7-19

Note: This 128-credit baccalaureate program has a maximum cap of 26 Business credits, already satisfied by Business Requirements. For further details students should consult department chair or Dyson College academic advisor.