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Go further as an influencer in your work and community. Our graduate programs prepare you to open new doors as you reach your God-given potential.

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Business Economics

Numbers speak volumes. How do political science, history, mathematics and statistics work together to create economic forecasts? In the business economics program at Cornerstone University, you’ll find out. You will optimize your critical and analytical thinking. You will think more deeply about economic trends. And you will create clear and sustainable solutions for growth and relief.

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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In the Business of
Creating Lasting Change

As a business economics major, you’ll understand how money flows on a large and small scale. The program will equip you to understand concepts that apply to both corporations and small businesses. Our economics graduates go on to help global organizations, missions and churches regulate their finances. Financial literacy is important in a consumerist world, and you will gain the skills you need to find equitable solutions in economics from a Christ-centric worldview.

At graduation, you will enter the workforce prepared to face financial challenges with ingenuity and wisdom. You may be managing accounts for large organizations or small nonprofits, developing economic forecasts or analyzing crucial data. No matter where you find yourself, you will be backed by a nationally-recognized education and a passion for God and people.

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
  • Electric Motor Store
  • Meijer
  • Calvary Baptist Church

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.

Degree Planning Guides

From caring professors to one-on-one advising appointments, we have resources to support you in reaching your goals and being successful in your classes.

Select a sample degree plan to see a list of the classes you’ll take as a student with a major in business economics.

Business Economics Three-Year Planning Guide (PDF)

Business Economics Four-Year Planning Guide (PDF)

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 (M.B.A.) 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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Hours

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SAT & SUN: Closed

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Undergraduate

At Cornerstone University, you’ll get the full college experience with a Christ-centered worldview. Learn more about the undergraduate experience below.

Adult

Persevere in what you know you’re capable of. Our programs for adults provide a creative approach to learning anchored in Christ-centered virtues as you follow your unwavering purpose.

Graduate

Go further as an influencer in your work and community. Our graduate programs prepare you to open new doors as you reach your God-given potential.

Seminary

At Grand Rapids Theological Seminary, we’re dedicated to learning, serving and leading through rigorous scholarship and a humble approach to Scripture.