Economics

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Type of Degree: Major, Minor
Department:  School of Business, Computer Science, & Information Technology

Economics helps you understand the patterns and principles that affect our economy. You need an education that lets you think outside the box as you work to predict and solve problems faced by businesses and the government.

Economics is a versatile major that encompasses aspects of business, math, political science, law, and philosophy. You’ll develop analytical and quantitative skills as you being exploring the forces of international markets, banking, human resources, and urban growth.

The foundation of economics at Heidelberg is a professional core focused on micro and macroeconomics as well as a capstone experience that allows you to complete a detailed investigation of a significant economic issue.

Opportunities

Executive-In-Residence

Each semester, a new business executive or entrepreneur offers their time and expertise to Heidelberg students. These professionals have experience in private and public companies and they serve as guest lecturers in your classes, offer mentoring sessions, and provide you with networking opportunities.

Seven Steps to Success

The School of Business has develop an event series focused on helping you develop professional skills. The seven step series includes workshops on creating a cover letter and resume, techniques of networking, simulations of interviews with human resource professionals, and dressing for the office.

Meet the Faculty

Our students say the best part of Heidelberg is working with their professors. Meet the faculty of this department. 

Careers

  • Bond Trader
  • Labor Economist
  • Public Policy Consultant
  • Markey Analyst
  • Stock Broker

ACBSP logoAccreditation

Heidelberg's business programs have been awarded full accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). ACBSP accreditation certifies that the teaching and learning processes within the business programs and degrees offered by the Heidelberg University meet the rigorous educational standards established by ACBSP. Please visit College Navigator for student achievement information, or review our student enrollment information. 

Learn more about our program's success by viewing our Student Achievement Data.

Outcomes

Some companies that have hired our students include: Goodyear Tire and Rubber, Marathon Oil Company, Ernst and Young, Merrill Lynch, 5/3 Bank, JP Morgan Chase, First Energy, Northwestern Mutual, Price Waterhouse Cooper, and Honda.

Courses

Below is a sampling of courses offered in the School of Business. For more information, see the major requirements.

Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4
Elementary Functions Principles of Macroeconomics International Economics Financial Markets and Institutions
Financial Accounting Computer Programming Macroeconomic Theory Investments
Public Finance Labor Economics Corporate Finance Economic Development

For a more detailed academic schedule, or to ask questions about any of our majors, contact the Admission Office at admission@heidelberg.edu or 419-448-2330.

 

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