B.Sc. On Campus

Business Economics

Youngstown State University (YSU)

48 months
14249 USD/year
14249 USD/year
8249 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Business Economics from Youngstown State University is ideal for you if you want to understand how businesses function, a major in business economics can provide the education you'll need to succeed as a business professional after college.


With Business Economics from Youngstown State University, you'll be able to analyze business problems and communicate thorough solutions. You'll discuss how marketing strategies impact both the consumer and the organization by interpreting statistics. And you'll delve into economic theory and connect it to real-world examples.


The Business Economics major prepares students for careers in corporate, government, and the nonprofit fields. Employers are looking for individuals with an understanding of the global economy and its connection to organizations, individuals and society. Business economists work for major corporations, investment firms and government agencies, gathering and analyzing critical information that can be used to react to fluctuating markets and business cycles. The job outlook for business economics is expected to grow due to the driven need for quantitative methods to analyze and forecast business, sales and other economic trends.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles of International Business
  • Business Finance
  • Business Professionalism
  • Marketing Concepts and Practice
  • Management Information Systems
  • Operations Management
  • Strategic Management and Leadership
  • Analysis of Economic Problems 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete online application form, please check the notes.
  • A nonrefundable $45 (US) application fee. 
  • Applicants must have graduated from high school or have successfully completed the General Education Development (GED) test to be considered for admission. 
  • Submit a high school transcript and American College Test (ACT) or Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) scores.  
  • Applicants must have a high school grade point average of 2.00 or higher on a 4.00 point scale, have an ACT composite score of 17 or higher, or a combined SAT score of 920 or higher from the evidence-base writing and reading test, and the math test to be admitted unconditionally.
  • Proof of English Proficiency.
  • Photocopy of passport page showing Photo, Name, Date of Birth, citizenship, etc.
  • Affidavit of Financial Support Form
  • Supporting Financial documents, e.g. bank statement.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14249 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 14249 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    14249 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14249 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    8249 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8249 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Youngstown

787 - 1299 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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