Business Economics

 

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The business economics major prepares you for working in a data-driven global economy. The major is grounded in a thorough understanding of economic theory (which emphasizes analytical thinking) and is accompanied by courses in accounting, management and marketing. Quantitative analysis skills are increasingly important in the business world; this major provides students with multiple hands-on data analysis and research opportunities.

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Joseph Sprangel Jr.

Dean of the College of Business and Professional Studies; Associate Professor of Business...
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Lallon G. Pond

Director of Academic Success for Baldwin Online and Adult Programs; and Associate Professor of...
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Roderic L. Owen

Professor of Philosophy; BA, College of Wooster; MA, Kent State University; EdD, College of...
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Catherine Ferris McPherson

Associate Professor of Business and holder of the The Bertie Wilson Murphy Distinguished Chair in...
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Robert Klonoski

Adjunct Faculty Member; BS, Fairfield University; MBA, University of Connecticut; JD, Brooklyn Law...
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Claire T. Kent

Associate Professor of Business and holder of the The Bertie Wilson Murphy Distinguished Chair in...
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Janet S. Ewing

Associate Professor of Business; BS, Virginia Commonwealth University; MBA, Emory...
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Bruce R. Dorries

Associate Professor of Communication; BA, Baylor University; MA, Corpus Christi State University;...
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Amy McCormick Diduch

Professor of Economics; BA, College of William and Mary; MA, PhD, Harvard University...
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Gregory C. Brann

Instructor of Business Administration (part-time); BA, MBA, Wake Forest University
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