Economists monitor the global, national, and regional economy using data to identify inflection points and changes in trends.
Economists conduct research, collect and analyze data, monitor economic trends, and develop forecasts. They also research a wide variety of issues including energy costs, inflation, interest rates, exchange rates, business cycles, taxes, and employment levels, among others. Upon successful completion of the program, students earn a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with an Economics Emphasis and are prepared to pursue a variety of careers in business and government.
Findlay's economics students are prepared to pursue careers as a(n):
- Global economics analyst
- World trade analyst
- Market analyst
- Policy analyst
- Labor economist
Develop a critical and analytical thought process - Findlay prepares students for the challenges of the business world. By specializing in economics, student learn how to problem solve and assess situations that allows them to successfully operate in a world that is increasingly global.
Build strong written and oral communication skills - Economics students build strong written and oral communication skills through courses where group and individual projects are assigned.
Pairs well with other subjects - Our program is flexible and pairs well with a number of other subjects, allowing students to individualize their degree to best fit their career goals. Students pursuing the Economics Emphasis have the opportunity to complement their degree with a minor or double-major in other areas of business which include
accounting, management, and
- Experienced Faculty - Faculty members are active professionals within the economics field.
- Valuable Internships - Internships are encouraged throughout the program in order to gain practical experience and professional networking.
- Stay on track with faculty advisers - Each student is assigned a faculty adviser to help plan his or her curriculum, provide academic counseling and assist in career preparation.
Course & Curriculum
At the University of Findlay, we are preparing the next generation of business leaders by providing them with both the foundational skills and in-depth knowledge required to be successful in the world of business. Undergraduate students in the College of Business work towards earning a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with an emphasis in an area of their choosing. A Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with an Economics Emphasis from the University of Findlay, will allow you to develop a critical and analytical thought process in order to successfully operate in our increasingly global world. Click the buttons below to view the courses and curriculum in catalog.
Outside of the ClassroomNetworking and hands-on learning opportunities at Findlay are endless. Here are a few ways our students gain experience outside of the classroom:
Delta Mu Delta Business Honor Society
Delta Mu Delta is the exclusive business honor society recognized by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) that recognizes and encourages academic excellence of students at qualifying colleges and universities to create a Delta Mu Delta community that fosters the well-being of its individual members and the business community through lifetime memberships.
The University of Findlay College of Business Dana Chair/Scholar Program provides business students the opportunity to connect higher education with the real world of business. Dana Scholars are chosen each semester by the College of Business faculty and are recognizes as outstanding students for their academic and leadership skills. Dana Scholars network with and learn from an area business professional who serves as the Dana Chair for the academic year.
The Oiler 10
The Oiler 10 student-run, faculty-mentored marketing and consulting agency, in which students gain authentic hands-on experience by providing support and solutions to real businesses and organizations. The group also has opportunities to travel and learn from agencies and businesses around the country.