Business Economics Track

Economics is the study of the allocation of resources in a society. Business Economics focuses on a specific group of problems and settings, in particular those involving firms, consumers, and regulators. Students will learn both theoretical and real-world applications in the areas of business and finance, including investment strategies, financing of new ventures, and pricing of new products. The Business Economics track prepares students for careers in finance, technology, consulting, and management.
 
Requirements for the track: 
Principles of Economics (ECON0110)
Calculus (Math 0090)
Math for Economists (Econ 0170 or Math 0100 or Math 0170)
Financial Accounting (ECON0710)
Intermediate Microeconomics (ECON1110 or ECON1130)
Intermediate Macroeconomics (ECON1210)
Introduction to Econometrics (ECON1620)
Applied Econometrics (ECON1629) or Econometrics I (ECON1630)
Investments (ECON1710)
Corporate Finance (ECON1720)
Industrial Organization (ECON1460)
Two Business Economics Electives from list below
  • Labor Economics (ECON1310)
  • The Economics of Mass Media (ECON1400)
  • Economic Organizations and Economic Systems (ECON 1450)
  • Bargaining Theory and Applications (ECON1470)
  • Designing Internet Marketplaces (ECON1490)
  • International Trade (ECON1540)
  • International Finance (ECON1550)
  • Big Data (ECON1660)
  • Venture Capital, Private Equity, and Entrepreneurship (ECON1730)
  • Mathematical Finance (ECON1740)
  • Investments II (ECON1750)
  • Financial Institutions (ECON1760)
  • Behavioral Economics (ECON1820)
  • Behavioral Finance (ECON1830)
  • Game Theory (ECON1870)
Here is a link with a comparison between the standard economics concentration, the business economics track, and BEO. The BEO website has additional information and FAQs here."