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Business and Economics: An Interdisciplinary Approach

Are you fascinated by the complex interplay between businesses and the economic world around them? Do you want to understand how businesses make decisions, how they compete, and how they contribute to the overall economy? If so, the Business and Economics program at Benedictine University is for you.

Our program is designed to give you a deep understanding of the economic forces that shape business decisions. You’ll learn about everything from microeconomics to macroeconomics, and you’ll develop the skills you need to analyze complex business problems and make sound recommendations.

In addition to your core economics courses, you’ll also have the opportunity to take courses in a variety of business disciplines, such as accounting, finance, marketing, and management. This will give you a holistic understanding of how businesses operate and how they succeed in the global marketplace.

The BenU Difference

Business and Economics at Benedictine: Your Future, Your Impact

Our meticulously designed program will give you a deep understanding of the economic forces that shape business decisions and the complex dynamics that drive business success in today’s global marketplace.

You’ll learn about everything from microeconomics to macroeconomics, as well as the functional areas of business, such as accounting, finance, marketing, and management. This holistic approach will give you the knowledge and skills you need to analyze complex business problems, make sound recommendations, and develop effective strategies for success.

The Business and Economics program at Benedictine University will give you the foundation you need to make a meaningful impact in the business world and help shape the future of the economy.

Dive into the World of Business & Economics at Benedictine University

Holistic Curriculum: Delve deep into how distinct business functionalities intertwine within organizations, offering a panoramic view of the business landscape.

Skill Development: Hone skills in communication, analytical reasoning, and human understanding in organizations through a blend of general education, interdisciplinary studies, and specialized management courses.

Flexibility & Specialization: With the business and economics major, you can tailor your academic journey to resonate with your aspirations. Additionally, immerse yourself in economic theories and analytical courses for a foundational grasp on problem-solving.

 

What Our Alumni Are Achieving:

Upon graduation, you’ll be prepared for a variety of careers in business and government, including financial analyst, marketing manager, business consultant, policy analyst, and entrepreneur.

From the corporate giants of Zurich Insurance Group and FedEx Corp. to the niche sectors represented by Morningstar Inc. and Ace Hardware Corp., our alumni have carved successful career paths across diverse industries.

Here is an example of some courses you may take in the Business and Econimics program:

  • Principles of Managerial Accounting
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Business Law
  • Strategic Management
  • Price Theory and Application

Business and Economic Courses

A selection from the following courses: BUSN, ACCT, BALT, ECON, FINA, MKTG, MGT

Descriptions listed on the Business and Economics Catalog page

Program

9

Business and Economics BBA – Lisle 

Concentrations

9

Business Analytics – Lisle

9

Digital Marketing – Lisle

9

Operations Management – Lisle

Requirements

9

Teaching License – Lisle

Discover your future at BenU