Bachelor of Arts: Business Economics
The Business Economics major at the University of Maine at Farmington (UMF) provides the foundations of both business and economics, while helping you to develop the communication skills and technical literacy required in today's rapidly-changing business world.
Whether you're interested in entrepreneurship, working for a small business, building a career in a large corporation, conducting overseas research, or earning an M.B.A. or a degree in law, a Business Economics degree from UMF will provide you with the background and experience to help you reach your goals.
Here, you'll work closely with professors who introduce you to real-world business concepts such as economic theory, accounting, management, marketing, finance, computer application, entrepreneurship and international business.
Our Business Economics faculty - many of whom work as private consultants or are actively engaged in business endeavors - will share their professional perspectives on current business challenges and best practices.
At UMF, you'll explore business and economic theories and apply them to the real world. In Principles of Marketing, you'll work in groups to develop a product, advertise to promote it, select distribution techniques and set the product price. In Globalization & Partnerships, you'll examine the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank, the World Health Organization, and the World Trade Organization. In Strategic Marketing for Nonprofit Organizations, you'll conduct research and give presentations on nonprofits like the American Lung Association, the Global Fund for Children, the NY Civil Rights Coalition, and the Quicksilver Foundation. In Human Resources Management, you'll do workshops on job design, job training and job interviewing.
Here, you even have the option of choosing a specific Business Economics concentration: International Business, Entrepreneurship, Economics, or Marketing and Management.
"One reason I looked into UMF was because they have a major here that's Business Economics, not just business administration and management. Here, you get the whole thing. You can even pick a concentration -- mine is marketing and management -- and take courses that zero-in on that area. I'm looking to go into the music industry ... maybe promotions or marketing, so I've taken management classes, marketing classes, economics classes."
-- Shawn Rogers
From Dover, New Hampshire
Because the University of Maine at Farmington is a liberal arts college, every student - in every major - will take courses in the Arts, Humanities, Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Social Sciences. In addition, you will also get to choose interesting classes specifically tailored to Business Economics, such as:
|• Behavioral Econonics|
|• Strategic Management|
|• Management and Organizational Behavior|
|• Accounting Principles|
|• Principles of Management|
|• Human Resource Management|
|• Price Theory|
|• Consumer Behavior|
|• Strategic Maketing for Non Profit Organizations|
|• International Business Law|
|• International Economics|
|• Principles of Marketing|
|• Marketing Management|
For additional information about Business Economics at the University of Maine at Farmington, just contact the Office of Admission:
Office of Admission
University of Maine at Farmington
246 Main Street
Farmington, Maine 04938-1994
US tel 207-778-7050
Intl. tel 00-1-207-778-7050