Program Information

The Bachelor of Management in Business Economics degree program has five components:

  1. Management Foundation
    • Every student takes a common foundation of management courses; including introduction to management, accounting, marketing, finance, business law, organizational behaviour, and business strategy.
  2. Economics Foundation
    • Every student also takes a common foundation of economics courses; including the two-semester introductory course, intermediate micro- and macro-economics, and an ethics course. Students also take a sequence of three one-credit courses over the course of three years in research, writing and critical thinking skills for the economics and business world.
  3. Liberal arts & sciences "core"
    • Augustana is a liberal arts and sciences institution aimed at educating the whole person for leadership and service in contemporary society. Students in the B. Mgt. in Business Economics program take the same "core" curriculum that other Augustana students take. For more information, please see the Management/Business Economics section of the Academic Calendar.
  4. Electives in Economics & Management
    • Students may select several courses in economics and business when they are in their third and fourth years to round out their business economics education. These courses may be selected from offerings at Augustana.
  5. Supporting Courses
    • Students take one course each in mathematics and statistics. MATH 30-1 or equivalent is a prerequisite of the B. Mgt. in Business Economics program.

For a complete description of the courses in the management and economics foundations, elective offerings, and the supporting courses, view the course descriptions.

A photo of Bill Foster and Stacy Lorenz posing in front of a hockey net

Photo: Diane Hutchinson

Dr. Bill Foster (Management & Economics Professor) and Physical Education professor Stacy Lorenz teamed up to offer "Hockey: Culture and Commerce". This course will bring together the business side of the sport with its deep rooted cultural meanings. Interdisciplinary collaborations are part of what makes Augustana unique.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Will be able to collect, list and define terms and concepts that pertain to management. (Researcher)
  2. Will be able to review the terms, concepts and theories that pertain to management. (Researcher)
  3. Will be able to find articles and research material that pertain to management. (Researcher)
  4. Will be able to solve organizational & managerial problems using the concepts and theories that pertain to management. (Critical Thinker)
  5. Will be able to compare and contrast the concepts and theories that pertain to management. (Critical Thinker)
  6. Will be able to design a critical evaluation of the concepts and theories of management. (Critical Thinker)
  7. Will be able to attack and defend management concepts and theories. (Critical Thinker)
  8. Will be able to judge the merit(s) of management concepts and theories. (Critical Thinker)
  9. Will be able to compose & present a critical evaluation of management concepts and theories (Communicator)