Business Economics Major

You’ll integrate economic theory and applied economics with an emphasis on management with this unique among SUNY institutions degree. Your course work will be typical of a traditional business administration major but with an emphasis on the development of both technical and analytical skills in a strong liberal arts context.

Business Economics Careers

  • Economic consultant
  • Management
  • Entrepreneur
  • Policy analyst

What will I learn?

You’ll be able to explore

  • International trade and finance
  • Economic development
  • Money and banking
  • Environmental economics

Plus interesting and timely topics related to

  • Government spending
  • Globalization
  • The importance of politics and our economy

Concentration options

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Special features

  • Internships/Cooperative Education
  • Economics Club
  • Study abroad opportunities
  • 4+1 M.B.A. program with Clarkson University

Get involved

College is more than a classroom. Enhance your experience with these opportunities:

  • Internships and other real-world experiences
  • Do research with faculty such as examining the economic impact of the New York Jets summer training camp on Cortland County.

Student clubs

Honor societies

Omicron Delta Epsilon

Next Steps

Contact Us

Office: Moffett Center, Room 218
Phone: 607-753-4109
Fax: 607-753-5983

Type of Degrees

Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
Credit Hours: 120


We recognize excellence in our students with awards and scholarships.

  • Academic Achievement and Service Award
  • Academic Excellence in Economics
  • Chair’s Award for Academic Excellence
  • Faculty Award for Academic Achievement
  • Fred Hanga Jr. Memorial Award for Excellence in Business Economics
  • Gerald M. Surette Scholarship in Political Economy

See all scholarship opportunities

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