Economics Major

School of Business and Economics

The Economics major at Concordia University Irvine prepares you for a wide range of career prospects related to business and finance. The economy is a central aspect to our culture and way of life. It affects everybody. Understanding economics is understanding a major pillar in the mechanics of how the world works. You will have opportunities to consider big questions like: "What makes this value correct?" or "Should this company be legal?" Our goal is to help you understand how institutions are philosophically managed, so you can operate effectively in your career.

If finance is understanding the numbers, economics is understanding the mechanism that creates those numbers. Not simply looking at the transactional nature of business, but the factors that make a business. What is the relationship between goods, services, and consumers? How have they created wealth?

This major aims to enhance your understanding of economics and its relationship between people and entities, creation and consumption, the regional and the global. Courses cover topics in efficiency, ethics, human behavior, psychology, and people skills. You will benefit from direct and consistent support from professors. Graduates may consider a world of employment opportunities in areas of economic development, government positions, non-profit organizations, trade, equibility, sustainability, and the environment.

IACBE Accreditation

As you research Business Schools, you may notice that some business programs are accredited by organizations with long acronyms such as AACSB, IACBE, and ACBSP. What is accreditation and why does it matter? Business schools seek out accreditation to obtain quality assurance as an institution of higher learning, as well as to ensure an environment of continuous improvement. The Concordia School of Business and Economics chose to voluntarily complete a rigorous process with IACBE to evaluate the effectiveness of our business programs. You can be assured at Concordia University Irvine our goal is your academic and occupational success.

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Where Our Alumni Are Working

The value of an education is demonstrated by the success our graduates enjoy upon completion of their degree. Concordia University Irvine grads are respected in the many industries in which they find skillful work. Here are just a few of the places our alumni have recently been employed.

  • ABB
  • Boeing
  • City of Fresno
  • Consumer Portfolio Services
  • Deloitte
  • Durr
  • FBF Loans
  • LA Angels
  • Mercatus Center at George Mason University
  • MGM Resorts International
  • National Sports Apparel
  • Profit Recovery Partners, LLC
  • Santa Barbara Asset Management
  • SCI Lighting Solutions
  • Sparrow Associates
  • USMC

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