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Why Choose Goddard’s International Business Economics Program?

You will be prepared for entry-level positions in any area of business, particularly those calling for data analysis, pricing, purchasing and report writing.

We provide you with a strong understanding of international economics with studies focusing on the emerging global economy and the problems associated with it.

We offer Utah's first bachelor's degree in business to include a language requirement and study abroad opportunities, in addition to a full business curriculum.

What You’ll Learn

You will become skilled in working with data, including: 

  • Data organization and maintaining records
  • Tabulating and manipulating data/data analysis
  • Research and analysis, finding and testing relationships
  • Applying statistical methods and testing hypothesis
  • Analyzing products, industries, countries and business models

You'll also gain knowledge and skills areas such as:

  • Microeconomics, macroeconomics and managerial economics
  • International and development economics and economic growth
  • Communication skills in English and a foreign language
  • Understanding and interpreting relationships between economic indicators

What You Can Do

You will enter the job market with the skills to take on a variety of business-related jobs.

Here are some of the jobs available to international business economics majors:

International securities analyst: In this career, you conduct research on organizations within a specific industry in order to make recommendations regarding investment strategy.

International operations analyst: As an international operations analyst, you accomplish business objectives by identifying and solving customer information and processing problems.

Economic development coordinator: Facilitate, promote and ensure community and economic development in order to secure opportunities for economic and business development and increase local employment.

More career options

After completing a comprehensive research project in your final semester, you will have the opportunity to publish your research and present at conferences.

Opportunities to present your research include:


  • Utah Conference on Undergraduate Research 
  • National Conference on Undergraduate Research 
  • WSU's Undergraduate research journal, ERGO

Admission Process

You must be admitted to the Goddard School in order to major in international business economics.

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Program Information

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