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B.S. in Management and Business Economics

Management and Business Economics Degree

UC Merced’s Management and Business Economics major responds to the growing demands and needs of the modern business world. The major provides rigorous analytical and quantitative training from a blend of fields including accounting, economics, finance, marketing, and strategy. Today’s managers tackle issues that involve a number of management functions and do not always fit neatly into subject areas. The UC Merced approach is to integrate key ideas and approaches from across subject areas to evaluate and understand all the dimensions of a given issue. Creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship are emphasized.

Management and Business Economics Program Learning Outcomes

Upon graduation, students majoring in Management and Business Economics will:

Describe the underlying economic incentives and tradeoffs associated with the decisions made by individuals, firms, organizations, institutions and governments.

Apply theories and concepts from disciplines in Management and Business Economics (e.g. accounting, economics, statistics, finance, and marketing) to business management situations.

Communicate clearly and cogently in written and oral form within professional and academic environments.

Design and conduct research that can inform managerial and economic policymaking by collecting, analyzing and interpreting data using relevant software.

Describe and evaluate the relevant ethical and social issues associated with different economic and business ventures.