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Applied Economics

Fast Facts: Applied Economics

  • Economics is a challenging field that provides insight into many of today's complex business problems
  •  The program allows students the flexibility to double-major and tailor curriculum to their personal interests
  • The program prepares students for management positions in diverse career fields

Program Requirements

Major: 40 core credits 
Minor: 20 core credits 


The career outlook is strong for applied economics majors. Recent graduates of the program have embarked upon careers ranging from stockbrokers to business analysts. Others have gone on to pursue graduate degrees.

Boost your brain power and give yourself a competitive edge in our global economy by pairing your major with a language. St. Scholastica offers programs and courses in American Sign Language, French, German, Latin, Ojibwe, Russian and Spanish.

Sample curriculum

Here are some classes you could take as part of this major or minor. Please note that you would not necessarily need all of these courses to fulfill a major or minor. This list doesn't include general education courses. Be sure to create your course plan in consultation with your advisor.

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Expand and Collapse Concentrations

Expand and Collapse Financial Sector

Expand and Collapse ACC 3400 - Accounting Information Systems

Examines the theory and practice of data management and control as they relate to the design, implementation and use of accounting information systems.

Expand and Collapse FIN 4460 - Multinational Business Finance

Factors that influence the basic decisions of the firm in an international setting.

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  • "I have always been interested in economics, especially microeconomics, game theory and personal decision-making. They all fascinate me. Two economics professors here at St. Scholastica helped me a lot, which I really appreciate."

    – Cullen Combs, ‘14