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B.S. in Business – Economics

Plan for Success Through the B.S. in Business – Economics

Ready to take your problem-solving skills to the next level? Regent’s Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Business with a concentration in Economics builds on the core strength of our business degree to prepare you for a successful career in finance, banking, and more. You’ll learn about cost and inflation theories, estimation, market structure, and capital budgeting — all taught from a Christian perspective.

On Campus, Online
120+
June 20, 2022
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ADVANCE YOUR KNOWLEDGE

Explore macro and microeconomics, political economy, entrepreneurship, and market processes.

BUILD ON A STRONG FOUNDATION

Anchor your knowledge and skill on Christian principles and values.

LEARN FROM THE BEST

Learn from distinguished faculty in Virginia Beach with executive leadership experience.

Explore Scholarships

Explore exciting scholarship opportunities such as academic merit scholarships, honors college scholarships, and more! Learn about the scholarships for on-campus incoming freshmen: the $10,000 Freedom Scholarships, $4,000 Homeschool Scholarships and $4,000 Private School Scholarships.

ALIGN YOURSELF WITH EXCELLENCE

Regent has been ranked among Top National Universities by the U.S. News & World Report for three years (2019, 2020 and 2022). Our programs have also ranked as the #1 Best Online Bachelor's Programs in Virginia 10 years in a row (2013-2022). Experience the Regent difference through our ACBSP-accredited Bachelor of Science in Business – Economics program.

To learn more about this program, please complete the Request Information form on this page.

On completing the Bachelor of Science in Business – Economics program online or in Virginia Beach, you will be able to:

  • Think critically and make ethical decisions.
  • Expand your analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Prepare for a career in financial analysis, banking, market research, and more.

Career Opportunities

  • Economic forecasting & development
  • Financial & policy analysis
  • Market research
  • Banking
  • Financial consultation
  • Business & economics specialist
6%
Projected growth in employment of financial analysts from 2020-2030 Bureau of Labor Statistics

Uses the tools of economics to examine decision-making in non-market institutions with a particular emphasis on government decision-making. Cross-listed with GOVT 290. Prerequisite: ECON 120 or ECON 260.

Demand, production, cost, and resource allocation in a market economy. Market structures are developed and various forms of market failure are analyzed; models of risk and uncertainty, factor pricing and income distribution. Prerequisite: ECON 120 or ECON 260.

Economic growth and development with a special emphasis on the role of entrepreneurship are applied to the problem of poverty particularly in underdeveloped economies. The interrelationships of economic, political, sociological, historical, theological and technological factors are examined. Prerequisite: ECON 120 or ECON 260.

Examines the development of economic theory from ancient times to the present. Economic concepts in the Bible are discussed as well as contributions of Greece, Rome, the Middle Ages, and the Reformation with a particular emphasis on developments since the eighteenth century. Prerequisites: ECON 230 and ECON 320.

Step 1: Apply to Regent University

Step 2: Complete Your Admissions Questionnaire

  • After you submit your application, you will receive a link to complete the required admissions questionnaire.

Step 3: Submit Your Unofficial Transcripts

  • Email your unofficial high school or college transcripts to apply@regent.edu using the subject line: Unofficial Transcripts.
  • Upon conditional acceptance, Regent University will attempt to obtain your official transcripts from your U.S. degree-granting institution.
  • International transcripts must be evaluated by a NACES-approved company.

Step 4: Submit Your Government-Issued ID if Applicable

  • All online students and graduate level on-campus students are required to email a photo of your government-issued ID to apply@regent.edu using the subject line: Government ID.
  • Please note that all items submitted as part of the application process become the property of Regent University and cannot be returned.

Step 5: Submit Your FAFSA

  • Complete your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at studentaid.gov Regent’s school code is 030913.

Invest in your calling with this bachelor’s degree in business and economics.

DegreeTuition Block Rate Per SemesterCredit Hours Per SemesterTuition Block Rate Per Semester
Students taking on-campus classes
(fall & spring semesters)
$9,04012 - 18$9,040
DegreeTuition Cost Per Credit HourAverage Credit Hours Per SemesterAverage Tuition Per Semester
Students taking on-campus classes
(fall & spring semesters)
$603Under 12$7,236
Students taking on-campus classes
(fall & spring semesters)
$603Over 18$10,854
Students taking on-campus classes
(summer semester)
$603N/A$1,809+

Student Fees Per Semester

University Services Fee (On-Campus Students)$800

Housing Fees »

DegreeTuition Cost Per Credit HourAverage Credit Hours Per SemesterAverage Tuition Per Semester
Part-Time Students (3-11 Credit Hours Per Semester)$4506$2,700
Full-Time Students (12+ Credit Hours Per Semester)$39512$4,740

Student Fees Per Semester

University Services Fee (Online Students)$650

Military Admissions & Aid »

DegreeTuition Block Rate Per SemesterCredit Hours Per SemesterTuition Block Rate Per Semester
Students taking on-campus classes
(fall & spring semesters)
$8,61012 - 18$8,610
DegreeTuition Cost Per Credit HourAverage Credit Hours Per SemesterAverage Tuition Per Semester
Students taking on-campus classes
(fall & spring semesters)
$574Under 12$6,888
Students taking on-campus classes
(fall & spring semesters)
$574Over 18$10,332
Students taking on-campus classes
(summer semester)
$574N/A$1,722+

Student Fees Per Semester

University Services Fee (On-Campus Students)$800

Housing Fees »

DegreeTuition Cost Per Credit HourAverage Credit Hours Per SemesterAverage Tuition Per Semester
Part-Time Students (3-11 Credit Hours Per Semester)$4506$2,700
Full-Time Students (12+ Credit Hours Per Semester)$39512$4,740

Student Fees Per Semester

University Services Fee (Online Students)$650

Military Admissions & Aid »

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“As I pondered what do to with the rest of my life when I retired from the Navy, I knew I wanted a job that made me feel valuable and one in which I felt I was making a difference. Thanks to Regent's Career Switcher Program, I know in my heart that as a teacher I do that every day.”

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