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Business Economics

Asking the right questions guides us toward truth. The business economics program at Cornerstone University molds students who are willing to ask transformative questions about business data, societal problems and public policy. By mastering the powerful logic of economic science, statistical analysis and the truths of Scripture, business economics students from Cornerstone emerge as courageous thought leaders who are ready to influence the world for Christ.

Degree Type

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Minor

Academic Division

  • Business Division

Format

  • Residential

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Of business economics graduates from the class of 2019 were employed within six months.

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Student-to-faculty ratio with an average class size of 22.

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Of students participate in internship or practicum experiences.

In the Business of
Creating Lasting Change

As a business economics major, you’ll understand the real-world realities of supply and demand. You’ll be equipped to understand how all human interactions relate to economics in large corporations, small businesses, political organizations, nonprofits, churches, families and more. Our economics graduates go on to provide wise economic insight to global organizations, investment firms, hedge funds, missions agencies and churches. In a world full of opinions about what fairness and equity look like, Cornerstone economists are enabled to discern when unbalanced weights and measures are being used and how to remedy such injustices in a multicultural world.

Upon graduation, our alumni will enter the workforce prepared to face financial, ethical, political and social challenges with discernment. Whether they are managing accounts for large firms or small nonprofits, developing economic forecasts or analyzing massive data sets, you will be backed by a nationally-recognized education and will graduate from Cornerstone with a passion to ceaselessly pursue the Lord and the truth about interpersonal human action in the business world and far beyond.

Careers

Graduates from the business economics program find themselves in crucial business positions all around the world. You will excel in your career whether you become a consultant, political scientist or data analyst.

Opportunities

  • Creation of forecasting models
  • Data analysis or financial planning
  • Economic development or politics
  • Insurance, law or policy consultation
  • Actuarial science

Internships

Our business economics students gain real-world experience before they even graduate by interning with one of our global partners. Find out more about how you will make an impact as a student.

Opportunities

  • Amway
  • Blue Medora
  • Lake Michigan Credit Union
  • Meijer
  • Steelcase

Program Features

The business economics program at Cornerstone is designed to inspire your intellect, deepen your character and prepare you to lead in your career with influence and wisdom.

Off-Campus Study Opportunities

As a Cornerstone business student, you will have the opportunity to study abroad in places such as Dubai and the Netherlands. While there, you will learn how to combine your faith with business in the global marketplace.

Master of Business Administration 4+1 Program

Cornerstone business economics majors have the opportunity to qualify for advanced standing in our Master of Business Administration (MBA) program. This gives you the option to earn both bachelor’s and master’s degrees in as few as five years.

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Accreditation

CU is dedicated to continuously improving our academic programs to provide you with the skills needed to reach your career goals. Signifying this, our bachelor’s and master’s business programs are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs.

Program Learning Outcomes

Program learning outcomes are the foundation of a CU degree. Explore how our business economics program prepares you with the essential knowledge and 21st century skills to reach your God-given potential and become a lifelong learner.

The people within the community of Cornerstone caused me to grow in ways that I never thought possible and prepared me for living a God-honoring life outside of campus.

Jeff Halsted (’17)

Faculty

CU professors are devoted to the success of our students. Select a faculty member to learn more about their campus involvement, research interests and teaching responsibilities.

Related Programs

Our accredited Business Division has a wide range of disciplines beyond economics. Take a look at the other programs we offer that could enhance your experience.

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SAT & SUN: Closed

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