Applied Economics Major Requirements
The Bachelor of Science in Applied Economics program consists of 120 credits in business, economics, global perspectives, and general education coursework. This balance provides a foundation for various careers in business, finance, or economics and for further graduate study.
In addition to the business and economic core curriculum, elective courses allow you to focus your learning on specific topics in high-demand career areas such as:
- Business Analytics
- Risk Management
With a broad theoretical understanding of the systems that underpin our economy, Applied Economics majors thrive in analytical and decision-making roles in pivotal areas of the global economy and businesses of any size.
Required courses in the Applied Economics major utilize experienced faculty rooted in international and local economics to impart skills in business management, economic analysis, global enterprise, and data management.
Courses may include:
- BUS 246: Business Communication
- IFS 305: Management Information Systems
- ECO 350: Intermediate Microeconomics
- ECO 370: Money and Banking
- IBS 401: International Economics
Students in the BS in Applied Economics degree program may choose to begin graduate-level coursework through an accelerated 4+1 program, leading to a Master of Arts (MA) in Strategic Leadership and Management with just one additional year of study following your bachelor's degree graduation.
Admissions and Aid
It’s time to get closer to impactful careers leveraging economic trends. If you’re ready to become an Applied Economics major at York and get hands-on experience in real agencies and organizations, learn about undergraduate admissions.
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Earn a BS in Applied Economics at York College of Pennsylvania
In the Bachelor of Science in Applied Economics program at York College, you'll explore a range of economic theories and put them into practice in preparation for dynamic career opportunities in nearly every industry.
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