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Business Economics Comprehensive

One degree opens many doors

No matter which career path you choose after graduation, the business economics major will prepare you to make smart decisions with a strong understanding of the economic forces that propel the markets and society. This comprehensive degree plan focuses on critical thinking, business strategy and analytical problem solving.

Graduates of business economics take away a complete set of skills allowing them to understand the complex interrelations between the economy and the business environment under a wide variety of market conditions.

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Economics grad in the news

UW-Eau Claire alumna Anna Cardarella works for good in western Wisconsin, and is frequently quoted as an expert source in the Leader-Telegram. 

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Economics, Comprehensive Business Major

60 credits

This comprehensive degree leads to a Bachelor of Business Administration degree, and consists of the 28-credit basic business core in the College of Business plus 32 additional credits in economics courses.

What classes will I take with this degree?

Follow the link below to see a sample degree plan for the comprehensive business economics major. You may be able to modify this plan. Speak to your advisor for options.

Business Economics degree plan

University, college, major requirements

Need clarification on the requirements for this degree? Start by looking at the information in the catalog, then make an appointment and talk to your academic advisor.

Catalog 2019-2020

How do I declare economics as my major or minor?

If you are interested in declaring economics as your major or minor, or if you are considering switching your current major, please see your academic advisor or contact the economics department chair at

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