Public Policy Major (18 Credit Hours)
The major in Public Policy Analysis provides students with training in the application of micro- and macroeconomics to the analysis of the effect of governmental policies, international capital markets and terms of trade on the business environment.
As job opportunities have expanded, firms have become particularly interested in the fields of policy analysis, applied economics, and forecasting. As a result, most public policy analysts are involved in a variety of tasks rather than in narrow or highly specialized work. Thus a broad (rather than specialized) education in public policy analysis and business administration is advantageous. Analysts may be employed by companies in the fields of banking, manufacturing, transportation, utilities, insurance, real estate, finance, mining, and retailing. In addition, many trade associations, consulting firms, and governmental agencies employ public policy analysts. Furthermore, public policy analysts often are asked to provide advisory services to top management for use in integrating governmental regulations into corporate strategy.
- G303 Game Theory for Business Strategy
- G304 Managerial Economics
- G345 Money, Banking, and Capital Markets
- G350 Business Econometrics
- G406 Business Enterprise and Public Policy
- G494 Public Policy and the International Economy
If you have questions regarding the Business Economics and Public Policy program (economic consulting, public policy, business analytics, sustainable business) and your future professional plans, please contact our faculty undergraduate liaison: