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What will I learn?

The B.S. in Business Economics provides students with an understanding of the global business environment and market structure. Through the program, you will:

  • Acquire the analytical skills needed to investigate and evaluate the economic effects of policy actions at local, state, national and international levels
  • Interpret economic events and conditions affecting society
  • Understand economic factors that impact individuals
  • Learn how economics influences business decision-making
  • Explore the role of ethics in economics

Benefit from a combination of theory and practice.

Graduates with a B.S. in Business Economics can pursue careers as:

  • Business leader
  • Government official
  • Banker
  • Business analyst
  • Business forecaster
  • Entrepreneur
  • Financial analyst
  • Investment analyst

Graduates might also choose to enter a master’s degree program. Sacred Heart students have been admitted to The University of Connecticut, George Washington University Law School, Suffolk Law School, Fordham University and more.

Which department am I in?

Jack Welch College of Business

Study options

Full Time (At least 120 credits)

Tuition fees
US$42,800.00 per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

31 August 2020, 11 January 2021

Venue

Martire Business and Communications Center

Corner of Park Avenue and Jefferson Street,

5401 Park Avenue,

FAIRFIELD,

Connecticut,

06825, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants have completed the equivalent of a United States secondary-school education (approximately twelve years of formal education) and have the appropriate diploma or satisfactory results on leaving examinations.

For international students

Students must have completed the equivalent of a United States secondary-school education (approximately twelve years of formal education) and have the appropriate diploma or satisfactory results on leaving examinations.

English language proficiency: TOEFL score of 550 on the paper-based test or 80 on the TOEFL iBT, IELTS - 6.5, PTE - 62, iTEP - 5, ELS English for Academic Purposes - Level 112, Cambridge Advanced English – 58.

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About this uni

With an employability record of 95% at the Institution, Sacred Heart graduates secure jobs soon after completing their studies.

  • 4th among ‘Most Innovative Universities’ in the North USA
  • Has a 15:1 student to faculty ratio
  • Home to a total of over 8,000 students
  • Home to award-winning halls of residence