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Studying Business Economics at Weber State

Weber State’s business economics major will help you understand our national economy and develop the critical thinking skills to solve problems in the business world.

Business Economics Highlights

In Weber State’s business economics major, you’ll develop strong connections with your professors and fellow students. You’ll share classes with peers who have already won awards for their research, and learn from instructors celebrated for their professional contributions to the field and their outstanding work as mentors to their students.

Weber’s John B. Goddard School of Business & Economics is accredited by AACSB International, the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. This distinction is held by fewer than 6% of all business schools.

Beyond the Classroom

As a business economics major, you’ll conduct comprehensive research with direct faculty interaction. You will have the opportunity to publish and present your work at conferences like the Utah Conference on Undergraduate Research and National Conference on Undergraduate Research.

What You’ll Learn at Weber

A degree in business economics will give you a balanced knowledge of both economics and business skills. It is one of the best preparation degrees for transitioning to a Master’s of Business Administration, such as Weber State’s MBA program

You will also become skilled in work involving data, including:

  • Data organization and record maintenance
  • Data research and analysis
  • Finding and testing relationships
  • Statistical methods and hypothesis testing
  • New product, industry, region and business model analysis

You'll also gain knowledge and skills in fundamental areas like:

  • Microeconomics and macroeconomics
  • Managerial economics
  • Written and oral communication 
  • Relationships between economic indicators

What You Can Do After Weber

As a business economics graduate, you can work as an analyst, researcher, consultant, banker, asset manager, financial advisor or in a variety of other careers. You will also be prepared for advanced work toward an MBA or a career in corporate law.


Career & Salary Outlook

Common careers for business economics graduates in the U.S. and Utah
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Faculty Perspective


As economics chair, my goal is to make our department a place where students can join together with faculty to learn economics, engage in research opportunities, be creative and achieve their career dreams.

Gavin Roberts