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Business Economics

School of Business and Economics Business Economics Degree

Bachelor's Degree (major), Minor

Take economic insight to a new level with a degree from UW-Stevens Point

As a business economics student at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, you will learn to model the behavior of individuals, businesses, and governments to analyze resource allocation, firm performance, and public policies. You will also develop analytical-thinking skills that can be successfully applied in business, law, public administration, and other fields.

Why study Business Economics at UW-Stevens Point?

Develop important people skills and build your professional network by participating in our unique events program. Hear top-notch speakers and meet local business representatives at our panel discussions, networking events and career-skills workshops. Choose from more than 300 Smiley Professional Events every year to build your personal path to career success. Acquire valuable on-the-job experience and course credit by working in a business or non–profit organization. Many interns get hired before graduation and receive job offers upon completing their internship.

Anderson Classroom to Career Center

The Keith and Tammy Anderson Classroom to Career (C2C) Center provides a single location for UW-Stevens Point School of Business and Economics students to learn about majors, receive career and financial support, and discover internship and professional development opportunities. The Anderson C2C Center also serves as a hub for business outreach and event planning.
Jenna Ewers ’21

Hired Before Graduation

Jenna Ewers ’21 – Business Economics

Jenna Ewers was hired before graduation at Kerry Taste & Nutrition in Beloit, Wis., as a customer care grad.
Ethan Bloemers

Insights of Interns

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Alumni Map

Alumni Map

Where are they now?

UW-Stevens Point School of Business and Economics alumni live and work all over the world—so if you’re looking for networking opportunities close to a new home or contact info for fellow Pointers in another city, you’re in luck. Check out our map and follow our LinkedIn page! If you’d like to add your info to our interactive alumni map, just complete this form.
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What to Expect? 

Our alumni are employed in such fields as manufacturing, banking, insurance, and real estate. They work in firms of different sizes, locally and internationally. Graduates of our economics program find employment in various areas including: 

  • private and public businesses 
  • state or federal government 
  • nonprofit institutions, 
  • schools 
  • banks 
  • financial management firms 
  • law firms 

Statewide job growth in marketing is projected to increase by 19% between 2014 and 2024. Learn to drive organizational success by getting the word out about products and services. Students take  courses  in business, consumer behavior, marketing research, digital marketing, sports marketing, international marketing, and strategy. These classes improve critical thinking and foster the creativity necessary to lead marketing campaigns. 

Get Involved on Campus

Students develop important people skills and build professional network by participating in our unique Smiley Professional Events program. Hear top-notch speakers and meet local business representatives at our panel discussions, networking events and career-skills workshops. Choose from more than 300 Pro Events every year to build your personal path to career success.

The School of Business and Economics encourages all of our majors to develop their knowledge and skills outside of traditional classroom settings by joining one of our student organizations including:

  • Economics Club
  • Financial Literacy Association
  • Institute of Management Accountants

Meet Your Faculty and Staff

Our faculty and staff members have real-world experience in a wide range of business disciplines as well as degrees from some of the most highly respected universities internationally. You’ll benefit from our hands-on style of instruction, personal attention and comprehensive understanding of our fields as you learn key concepts and practices of business applications.
Jason Davis

Jason Davis

  • Coordinator – Economics Area
  • Professor – Economics
Tracy Hofer

Tracy Hofer

  • Professor – Economics
  • Director – Center for Economic Education
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Sujana Kabiraj

Sujana Kabiraj

  • Assistant Professor – Economics
  • College of Professional Studies Diversity Task Force
Scott Wallace

Scott Wallace

  • Director – Center for the Business and Economic Insight
  • Professor – Economics

Accreditation

AACSB

AACSB Accreditation

The UW-Stevens Point School of Business and Economics is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). Graduates will complete degrees from a program ranked among the top 20 percent in the nation and top 5 percent in the world.