Bachelor of Science in Business Administration major in Business Economics (BSBA-BE) is a four year degree program that aims to equip students with an understanding of key economic concepts and theories. The program includes topics on banking, investments, business processes, international economics and human resources economics.
Students under the BSBA in Business Economics program will learn how financial markets work, how products are manufactured, where resources come from and how resources and goods are distributed. The program also emphasizes the application of economic concepts and the use of critical analysis to the solution of economic and managerial problems.
The subjects in the BSBA in Business Economics curriculum include:
- General Education core
Language and Humanities Cluster, Mathematics, Computer and Natural Science Cluster, Social Sciences Cluster, Mandated Subjects
- Basic Business Core
Principles of Management, Human Behavior in Organization (HBO), Principles of Marketing, Accounting 1, Business Communication, Basic Finance, Computer
- Business Education Core
Basic Microeconomics, Accounting II, Business Law (Obligation and Contract), Taxation (Income Taxation), Total Quality Management, Human Resource Management, Social Responsibility and Good Governance
- Business Economics Professional Courses
Basic Macroeconomics, History of Economic Thoughts, Advanced Microeconomics, Advanced Macroeconomics, Managerial Economics, International Economics, Project Development Management, Strategic Corporate Development
- Elective Courses
Economic Development, Mathematical Economics, Economic Statistics, Current Economic Issues, Operations Research, Industrial Economics, Monetary and Fiscal Economics, Economic Research, Labor Economics, Environmental Economics, Agricultural Economics, Entrepreneurial Management, Special Topics on Business Economics
What skills and traits will help you succeed in this course?
- Analytical skills – the ability to solve both complex and uncomplicated problems and concepts and make decisions that are sensible and based on available information.
- Inclination to Mathematics – there are subjects in the program that require the use of mathematical concepts and operations thus it’s very important to have a foundation in mathematics
- Problem-solving skills – the ability to identify, assess, create alternative solutions and solve the actual problem while continuously evaluating for outcomes.
- Reading Comprehension – understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
- Computer Literacy – knowledge of computer use and being able to understand application programs.
- Communication skills – written and oral communication skills; a strong command of the English language is important because your work will involve dealing with different kinds of people.