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Bachelor in Economics

University of Mount Union
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Bachelor's Degree in Economics

The Bachelor of Arts degree in economics at the University of Mount Union covers economic principles including micro, macro, managerial, and global economics. As an economics major, students explore topics such as financial accounting and quantitative methods while gaining valuable skills for a career in the field. The economics major combines practical preparation with a liberal arts foundation, which guides students as they seek solutions for a broad spectrum of challenges.

Economics majors will acquire an overall understanding of business organizations and develop a deeper grasp of the intricacies involved with international operation. Students explore the impact of politics, different cultures, and international diplomacy on the opportunities available to the corporations of the world.

Admission requirements

GPA requirement: 2.5 (except for nursing, that requirement is a 3.3)

English proficiency (one of the following):

  • TOEFL: 61 iBT
  • IELTS: 5.5
  • PTE: 55

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Program content

  • Introduction to Economics
  • Introduction to Microeconomics
  • Introduction to Macroeconomics
  • Quantitative Methods for Business
  • Special Topics in Economics
  • Health Economics
  • Money and Banking
  • International Trade
  • Economics of Gender
  • Managerial Microeconomics
  • Global Macroeconomics
  • Comparative Economic Systems
  • Economies of the Asian Pacific Rim
  • Special Topics in Economics
  • SCE in Economics
  • Introduction to Econometrics
  • Honors Thesis/Project
  • Internship in Economics

Scholarships & funding

A Mount Union education is accessible to students of all backgrounds thanks to the university's robust scholarship and grant offerings. There are several state and federal options available to assist you, as well as many Mount Union awards that are specific to your career at the university. For more information, please visit the Mount Union website. 


Upon completion of this program, students will graduate with a Bachelor of Arts degree.

Learning objectives

  • Students will demonstrate their knowledge of the fundamental and technical concepts of economics.
  • Students will apply the basic theories of economics in critical thinking and problem solving.
  • Students will be able to identify and use economics terminologies in oral and written communications.
  • Students will demonstrate an awareness of their role in the global economics environment.
  • Students will be able to make decisions wisely using cost-benefit analysis.
  • Students will demonstrate a sense of responsibility and a capacity for service.
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to recognize when change is appropriate, to adapt to change as it occurs, and to take the lead in creating change as the country’s economic environment changes.
  • Students will demonstrate an ability to examine their personal and professional beliefs and opinions and an understanding of the balance in life between work, play, family, and friends.
  • Students will demonstrate an understanding of their personal interests, abilities, strengths, and weaknesses as they pertain to professional career fields.
  • Students will demonstrate a basic understanding of career options available to them and will establish career objectives.

Career paths

Today, almost every business in the United States is international in some manner, and there’s no better time to explore a career in international business and economics at Mount Union. In this program, you’ll acquire an overall understanding of business organizations and develop a deeper grasp of the special challenges that international operations present. You’ll explore the impact of politics, different cultures, and international diplomacy on the opportunities available to the world’s corporations.

A unique aspect of international business is the need to understand and adapt to the culture and business customs of others. So, you’ll pair your business studies with a minor in any one of the foreign languages offered at Mount Union and broaden your perspective about other cultures through a study abroad experience, earning at least six credits in an international university. This educational experience will truly prepare you for a number of rewarding careers.

Common careers include:

  • Sales Marketing
  • Government
  • International trade
  • International economy
  • Import compliance

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University of Mount Union

The University of Mount Union, a private Midwestern institution founded in 1846, offers rigorous and relevant academic programs that are grounded in the liberal arts tradition. Mount Union’s students can select from broad-based and career-specific undergraduate majors. Known for its...

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Why study at University of Mount Union

Mount Union is a small institution. We are proud to offer small class sizes, all taught by professors. More than 80% of our faculty have terminal degrees in their fields of study. This gives our students a chance to research and learn alongside our talented faculty in their academic fields. We are proud that 98% of our students find jobs in less than 3 months after graduating with their Mount Union degree!

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University of Mount Union

1972 Clark Avenue
44601 Alliance Ohio
United States of America

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