BBA in Business Economics

Shorelight - Cleveland State University, United States

bba-in-business-economics

Next enrollment cycle

November 2021

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First Year Course Fee

USD 17,090

Course Accredited By

  • 4 Years
  • On Campus
  • Undergraduate
  • Degree
  • Up to 30% scholarship
Business Economics is a specialized area of economics that uses economic and quantitative analysis to make strategic business, financial, and management decisions.
  • Business economists study the allocation of scarce resources, and the resulting forces that shape our business, economy and society both locally and globally.
  • The Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in Business Economics can lead to many career opportunities in the public sector, financial institutions, marketing institutions, investment institutions, consulting firms, market research organizations, mergers and acquisitions departments, insurance companies, and international organizations.

Enrollment Cycles

  • November 2021
  • April 2022
  • July 2022

KENYA

  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE)
  • Undergraduate AAP 2 Terms C/6
  • Undergraduate Academic Transition 2 Terms D/3
  • Undergraduate ID 2 Terms C/6.5
  • Undergraduate Pre-Ed ID 2 Terms C /7
  • Undergraduate Pre-Nursing and Direct Engineering ID 2 Terms B-/8
  • 1-11 post-secondary credits the applicant must meet entry requirements for the high school transcript only. 12 post-secondary credits the applicant must meet entry requirement on the post-secondary transcript only.
  • Undergraduate PS ID 2.2 2 Terms Pass, D, 42.5%
  • Undergraduate PS ID 2 Terms Pass, D, 40%

English Requirements Certificate

IELTS

  • Track 2 (2 Terms) 5.5 (no part below 5.0)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below 4.5
  • Track 1 (2 Terms) 6 (no part below 5.0)
  • ID (2 Terms) 6 (no part below 5.0)
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 5 (no part below 4.5)
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 4.5
  • AAP (2 Terms) 5.5 (no part below 5.0)

TOEFL

  • Track 2 (2 Terms) 68 (no part below 14)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below 50
  • Track 1 (2 Terms) 78 (no part below 17)
  • ID (2 Terms) 78 (no part below 17)
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 60 (no part below 12)
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 50
  • AAP (2 Terms) 68 (no part below 14)

Duolingo

  • Track 2 (2 Terms) 90 (through Spring 2022)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) below 70 (through Spring 2022)
  • Track 1 (2 Terms) 100 (through Spring 2022)
  • ID (2 Terms) 100 (through Spring 2022)
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 80 (through Spring 2022)
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 70 (through Spring 2022)
  • AAP (2 Terms) 90 (through Spring 2022)

UGANDA

  • 1-11 post-secondary credits the applicant must meet entry requirements for the high school transcript only. 12 post-secondary credits the applicant must meet entry requirement on the post-secondary transcript only.
  • Undergraduate PS ID 2.2 2 Terms 62.5. Pass Class
  • Undergraduate PS ID 2 Terms 60. Pass Class
  • Undergraduate PS ID 2.2 2 Terms 2.2/4
  • Undergraduate PS ID 2 Terms 2.0/
  • Uganda Certificate of Education or General Certificate of Education Level (O Level) Examination Certificate with 5 academic subjects passed is required. In addition, Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education with a minimum of 2 Principal Passing grades and at least 1 subsidiary pass in a college preparatory subject.
  • Undergraduate AAP 2 Terms O-level - E8/A-level – E
  • Undergraduate Academic Transition 2 Terms O-level - E8/A-level E
  • Undergraduate ID 2 Terms O-level - E8/A-level – E
  • Undergraduate Pre-Ed ID 2 Terms O-level - D7/A-level – D
  • Undergraduate Pre-Nursing and Direct Engineering ID 2 Terms O-level - C5/A-level – C

English Requirements Certificate

IELTS

  • Track 2 (2 Terms) 5.5 (no part below 5.0)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below 4.5
  • Track 1 (2 Terms) 6 (no part below 5.0)
  • ID (2 Terms) 6 (no part below 5.0)
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 5 (no part below 4.5)
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 4.5
  • AAP (2 Terms) 5.5 (no part below 5.0)

TOEFL

  • Track 2 (2 Terms) 68 (no part below 14)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below 50
  • Track 1 (2 Terms) 78 (no part below 17)
  • ID (2 Terms) 78 (no part below 17)
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 60 (no part below 12)
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 50
  • AAP (2 Terms) 68 (no part below 14)

Duolingo

  • Track 2 (2 Terms) 90 (through Spring 2022)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) below 70 (through Spring 2022)
  • Track 1 (2 Terms) 100 (through Spring 2022)
  • ID (2 Terms) 100 (through Spring 2022)
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 80 (through Spring 2022)
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 70 (through Spring 2022)
  • AAP (2 Terms) 90 (through Spring 2022)

TANZANIA

  • 1-11 post-secondary credits the applicant must meet entry requirements for the high school transcript only. 12 post-secondary credits the applicant must meet entry requirement on the post-secondary transcript only.
  • Undergraduate PS ID 2.2 2 Terms 2.2/4
  • Undergraduate PS ID 2 Terms 2.0/4
  • Undergraduate PS ID 2.2 2 Terms 42.5. Pass
  • Undergraduate PS ID 2 Terms 40. Pass
  • Certificate of Secondary Education (CSE)
  • Undergraduate AAP 2 Terms E/5
  • Undergraduate Academic Transition 2 Terms E/5
  • Undergraduate ID 2 Terms E/5
  • Undergraduate Pre-Ed ID 2 Terms E/5
  • Undergraduate Pre-Nursing and Direct Engineering ID 2 Terms D/4

English Requirements Certificate

IELTS

  • Track 2 (2 Terms) 5.5 (no part below 5.0)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below 4.5
  • Track 1 (2 Terms) 6 (no part below 5.0)
  • ID (2 Terms) 6 (no part below 5.0)
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 5 (no part below 4.5)
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 4.5
  • AAP (2 Terms) 5.5 (no part below 5.0)

TOEFL

  • Track 2 (2 Terms) 68 (no part below 14)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below 50
  • Track 1 (2 Terms) 78 (no part below 17)
  • ID (2 Terms) 78 (no part below 17)
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 60 (no part below 12)
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 50
  • AAP (2 Terms) 68 (no part below 14)

Duolingo

  • Track 2 (2 Terms) 90 (through Spring 2022)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) below 70 (through Spring 2022)
  • Track 1 (2 Terms) 100 (through Spring 2022)
  • ID (2 Terms) 100 (through Spring 2022)
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 80 (through Spring 2022)
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 70 (through Spring 2022)
  • AAP (2 Terms) 90 (through Spring 2022)

UNITED KINGDOM

  • See IGCSE/GCE
  • Undergraduate AAP 2 Terms See IGCSE/GCE
  • Undergraduate Academic Transition 2 Terms see IGCSE/GCE
  • Undergraduate ID 2 Terms See IGCSE/GCE
  • Undergraduate Pre-Ed ID 2 Terms See IGCSE/GCE
  • Undergraduate Pre-Nursing and Direct Engineering ID 2 Terms See IGCSE/GCE
  • 1-11 post-secondary credits the applicant must meet entry requirements for the high school transcript only. 12 post-secondary credits the applicant must meet entry requirement on the post-secondary transcript only.
  • Undergraduate PS ID 2.2 2 Terms 42.5, Pass Class
  • Undergraduate PS ID 2 Terms 40, Pass Class

English Requirements Certificate

IELTS

  • Track 2 (2 Terms) 5.5 (no part below 5.0)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below 4.5
  • Track 1 (2 Terms) 6 (no part below 5.0)
  • ID (2 Terms) 6 (no part below 5.0)
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 5 (no part below 4.5)
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 4.5
  • AAP (2 Terms) 5.5 (no part below 5.0)

TOEFL

  • Track 2 (2 Terms) 68 (no part below 14)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below 50
  • Track 1 (2 Terms) 78 (no part below 17)
  • ID (2 Terms) 78 (no part below 17)
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 60 (no part below 12)
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 50
  • AAP (2 Terms) 68 (no part below 14)

Duolingo

  • Track 2 (2 Terms) 90 (through Spring 2022)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) below 70 (through Spring 2022)
  • Track 1 (2 Terms) 100 (through Spring 2022)
  • ID (2 Terms) 100 (through Spring 2022)
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 80 (through Spring 2022)
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 70 (through Spring 2022)
  • AAP (2 Terms) 90 (through Spring 2022)

BTEC

  • (BTEC) Extended Diploma (Level 3)
  • Undergraduate AAP 2 Terms 48 UCAS Points or PPP Grade
  • Undergraduate Academic Transition 2 Terms 48 UCAS Points or PPP Grade
  • Undergraduate ID 2 Terms 64 UCAS Points or MPP Grade
  • Undergraduate Pre-Ed ID 2 Terms 80 UCAS Points or MMP Grade
  • Undergraduate Pre-Nursing and Direct Engineering ID 2 Terms 96 UCAS Points or MMM Grade

English Requirements Certificate

IELTS

  • Track 2 (2 Terms) 5.5 (no part below 5.0)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below 4.5
  • Track 1 (2 Terms) 6 (no part below 5.0)
  • ID (2 Terms) 6 (no part below 5.0)
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 5 (no part below 4.5)
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 4.5
  • AAP (2 Terms) 5.5 (no part below 5.0)

TOEFL

  • Track 2 (2 Terms) 68 (no part below 14)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below 50
  • Track 1 (2 Terms) 78 (no part below 17)
  • ID (2 Terms) 78 (no part below 17)
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 60 (no part below 12)
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 50
  • AAP (2 Terms) 68 (no part below 14)

Duolingo

  • Track 2 (2 Terms) 90 (through Spring 2022)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) below 70 (through Spring 2022)
  • Track 1 (2 Terms) 100 (through Spring 2022)
  • ID (2 Terms) 100 (through Spring 2022)
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 80 (through Spring 2022)
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 70 (through Spring 2022)
  • AAP (2 Terms) 90 (through Spring 2022)

GCSE/IGCSE/GCE O-LEVEL

  • 5 college preparatory subjects passed
  • Undergraduate ID 2 Terms D/3 or higher
  • Undergraduate Pre-Ed ID 2 Terms D/3 or higher
  • Undergraduate Pre-Nursing and Direct Engineering ID 2 Terms C/4 or higher
  • Undergraduate AAP 2 Terms E/2 or higher
  • Undergraduate Academic Transition 2 Terms F/1 or higher

English Requirements Certificate

IELTS

  • Track 2 (2 Terms) 5.5 (no part below 5.0)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below 4.5
  • Track 1 (2 Terms) 6 (no part below 5.0)
  • ID (2 Terms) 6 (no part below 5.0)
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 5 (no part below 4.5)
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 4.5
  • AAP (2 Terms) 5.5 (no part below 5.0)

TOEFL

  • Track 2 (2 Terms) 68 (no part below 14)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below 50
  • Track 1 (2 Terms) 78 (no part below 17)
  • ID (2 Terms) 78 (no part below 17)
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 60 (no part below 12)
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 50
  • AAP (2 Terms) 68 (no part below 14)

Duolingo

  • Track 2 (2 Terms) 90 (through Spring 2022)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) below 70 (through Spring 2022)
  • Track 1 (2 Terms) 100 (through Spring 2022)
  • ID (2 Terms) 100 (through Spring 2022)
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 80 (through Spring 2022)
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 70 (through Spring 2022)
  • AAP (2 Terms) 90 (through Spring 2022)

 

Curriculum

  • A minimum of 120 credit hours are required to earn the Bachelor of Business Administration Business Economics Major. The major program is comprised of requires completion of 33 credits. Students also earn a Finance Concentration as part of their major.

Required Business Economics Courses: 9 Credit Hours

  • ECN 301 Intermediate Macroeconomics
  • ECN 302 Intermediate Microeconomics
  • ECN 322 Introduction to Econometrics

Major Electives: 15 Credit Hours (Choice of 5 Courses)

  • ECN 311 Economic History of the United States
  • ECN 316 Comparative Economic Systems
  • ECN 322 Introduction to Econometrics
  • ECN 330 Managerial Economics
  • ECN 333 Economics of Health Care
  • ECN 350 Economics of Crime and Punishment
  • ECN 355 Money and Banking
  • ECN 360 Public Sector Economics 
  • ECN 391 Consumer Economics
  • ECN 415 History of Economic Thought
  • ECN 428 Applied Economic Analysis
  • ECN 433 Industrial Organization
  • ECN 441 Business Fluctuations and Forecasting
  • ECN 450 Economics of Law
  • ECN 470 Urban Economics
  • ECN 474 Environmental and Natural Resource Economics
  • ECN 475 Labor Economics
  • ECN 482 International Trade
  • ECN 485 Economics of Development and Growth
  • ECN 494 Special Topics in Economics
  • ECN 496 Independent Study in Economics
  • ECN 497 Honors Essay

Finance Concentration: 9 Credit Hours (Choice of 3 of the Following Courses)

  • FIN 353 Introduction to Investments
  • FIN 360 Introduction to Corporate Finance
  • FIN 385 Financial Decision Making Tools and Techniques
  • FIN 454 Advanced Investments
  • FIN 461 Bank Management
  • FIN 462 Fixed Income Analysis
  • FIN 465 International Finance and Investment
  • FIN 470 Introduction to Risk and Insurance
  • FIN 473 CFA Level I Review
  • FIN 477 Real Estate Finance
  • FIN 479 Real Estate Investment
  • FIN 490 Professional Internship
  • FIN 491 Special Problems in Finance
  • FIN 493 Special Topics in Finance
  • Typical cost for two semesters $41,590
  • Tuition $17,090 
  • Housing $18,570
  • Dining $3,930 
  • Other $2,000

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