About the course
The economics major at Ball State will prepare you for demanding and wide-ranging roles across sectors in business, government, nonprofit, education, law, banking, and more. You will understand how economic systems work and how they shift in changing circumstances. Our intensive program features small class sizes taught by full-time professors, a thriving student economics club, internships, hands-on learning opportunities through such endeavors as the Federal Reserve Challenge Competition, and other key learning opportunities through the John H. Schnatter Institute for Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise and the Center for Business and Economic Research.A bachelors degree in economics is divided into four groups of courses: The University Core Curriculum, business school foundation or liberal arts foundation courses (depending on which option you choose), specialized economics coursework, and general electives. We strongly recommend that all economics majors take at least one course in calculus.As an economics major choosing the liberal arts option, you will be well prepared for a general career in economics, business, or law.
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JANUARY, MAY, AUGUST
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Qualification
Bachelor Degree
Duration
8 Semesters
English language requirements
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6.5
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79
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Founded in 1918, Ball State is a state-assisted residential university in Muncie, Indiana, a midsize Midwestern city one-hour northeast of Indianapolis. About 21,000 undergraduate and graduate students enroll each year in diverse academic programs on and off campus. Ball State is ranked a research university, high research activity by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Individual programs are accredited by various regional and national organizations.
Ball State has grown into a world-class University with highly respected programs in education, architecture, business, communications, fine arts, sciences and humanities, and the health professions. It’s seven academic colleges provide innovative programs that will give students access to professional experiences and advanced technology from day one, and their degree will be valued by employers. Students can choose from more than 30 approved majors to earn a bachelors degree at Ball State in three years, giving you a jump-start on your career or advanced degree. Beside this, students can pursue a wide range of master’s degrees to prepare for careers in business, government, education, health care, and more.
The university also offers research degrees leading to doctorates of philosophy (PhD), education (EdD), arts (DA) in music, and audiology (AuD).Getting involved through community service and Service-Learning are great ways to get the most out of Ball State experience. Out of the 300 plus student organizations housed within the Office of Student Life, Student Voluntary Services is one of the largest. Established in 1965, SVS sends more than 2,000 Ball State students into the community to serve others. These students come from all academic disciplines and majors. Some students serve through SVS to complete service-learning requirements for their classes while others sign up with us just for fun.
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2000 West University Avenue, Muncie, Indiana, 47306

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Ball States 731-acre campus in the heart of Muncie, Indiana, includes 112 academics, administrative, auxiliary, and residential buildings valued at more than USD 1 billion. The university also has just over 400 additional acres of research property. Twelve residence hall complexes and two apartment communities are occupied by about 7,200 students.With a population of about 70,000 people, Muncie is home to cultural and recreational amenities such as the Minnetrista, Cardinal Greenways, and Muncie Civic Theatre, plus many opportunities on campus. The city ranks as the most affordable place to live in the U.S., according to Realtor.com, and the Indiana Chamber of Commerce has twice recognized Muncie as the Community of the Year.