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Economics students become experts in understanding and analyzing systems related to the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services. It’s a great major if you’re interested in the best use of scarce resources and the interplay between politics, law, tax policy, and public policy that affects us every day.

Why should I study economics?

The economics major considers how best to use scarce resources, uses tools to describe and analyze, and is concerned about how law and politics affects our lives. Economics is concerned with the behavior of groups and history and how past events affect the economy today. The field of economics applies to a wide range of career fields.

What can I do with this degree?

Our alumni work in:

  • Banking firms
  • Insurance
  • Brokerage firms
  • Marketing positions
  • Data management

Many alumni go on to graduate programs in economics, law, or business.

What skills will I develop?

  • Quantitative data and modeling
  • Presentation skills
  • Economics
  • Problem-solving
  • Metrics
  • Critical thinking about societal problems
  • Logical reasoning
  • Research
  • Quantitative communication and analysis

What unique experiences or opportunities will I have?

Economics students find lots of great opportunties for on-campus involvement with the Bethel Business and Economics Association, Bethel Student Government, and as a tutor for Business and Economics through the Academic Enrichment and Support Center.

Your coursework will include a visit to the Federal Reserve Bank in Minneapolis.

Top 15% of business programs nationally according to Major Field Test results

90% or more alumni reported being prepared for current job

Upcoming Events

APR 25 2017

Role of Religion in the Workplace: A Look at the Advertising Community in Minneapolis

10:20 a.m. University Library Fireside Lounge

Why does an innovative field like marketing continue to ignore religion as a key shaper of culture?

MAY 6 2017

Bethel Business and Economics Association (BBEA) Golf Classic

12 p.m. Oak Glen Golf Course

Join the BBEA for the 14th Annual Golf Classic!

OCT 25 2017

Project Ex: Explore, Experience, Execute

9 a.m. Benson Great Hall

Career development seminar and job fair for students in the College of Arts and Sciences

Program Features

Bethel Business and Economics Association

Students in the Bethel Business and Economics Association (BBEA) gain the training, skills, and networking opportunities important to success in the workplace.

Accredited by the ACBSP

Bethel's Department of Business and Economics programs are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), a leading specialized accreditation association for business education supporting, celebrating, and rewarding teaching excellence.

BethelBiz Alumni Network

BethelBiz is a network that will connect you to fellow alumni, inspire you to pursue excellence in the workplace, and challenge you to become a faithful leader in your community.

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