Jun 12, 2024  
Fitchburg State University 2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
Fitchburg State University 2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

International Business and Economics Concentration, Economics, B.S.


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Economics


Chairperson
 
Ben Lieberman  
Associate Professors
Assistant Professors
Adem Elveren  
Christa Marr  
Özge Özay  
   

Objectives for the Program in Economics

The Economics Program offers Liberal Arts and Sciences courses which focus on understanding the principles of economics for private enterprise market economies, especially the United States economy, as well as the workings of the global economy. The program offers both a major and a minor to students who are interested in a career in economics or business.

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Students will be able to critically analyze and evaluate issues in local, national, and global economic life using evidence-based arguments
  • Students will be able to articulate economic models in a multidisciplinary context
  • Students will be able to demonstrate understanding key economic concept through quantitative reasoning and through written communication
  • Students will be able to apply economic theory through experiential learning
  • Students will be able to communicate economic ideas effectively through the use of statistical analysis, through the use of writing, and through the use of oral skills
  • Students will be able to identify assumptions and assess implications of diverse economic perspectives

 

Requirements for the Major in International Business and Economics


The International Business and Economics Program provides students with an understanding of the rapidly changing global economy. It concentrates on explanations of the complexities of the business discipline in relationship to the theory of international trade and finance and the changing roles of international institutions (such as the World Trade Organization and the International Monetary Fund). The concentration provides the student with knowledge of the intricacies of doing business internationally. Students will study international marketing and the commerce, trade and investments of international business.

Note:


*BSAD 1700  Satisfies the Computer Literacy Requirement

**SPCH 100 satisfies Speaking/Listening Requirement

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