May 26, 2024  
Undergraduate Catalog 2023-2024 
Undergraduate Catalog 2023-2024

Business Economics, B.S.

Location(s): West Palm Beach Campus (Day)

120 Credit Hours

Program Learning Outcomes

“Expected student learning outcomes specify the knowledge, skills, values, and attitudes students are expected to attain in courses or in a program.” Page 69. Resource Manual for the Principles of Accreditation: Foundations for Quality Enhancement, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), 2018.

1. Students will exhibit business appropriate communication skills.

2. Students will exhibit the ability to successfully perform in a group or team.

3. Students will exhibit an understanding of elements, standards, and application of critical thinking.

4. Students will exhibit business skills in the following areas:  Technology, Research, Finance, Accounting, Marketing, Global Business, Management, Business Law.

5. Students will exhibit the ability to express a Christian Worldview as it relates to business practices.

Graduation Requirements

Conferral of a Baccalaureate degree in this program of study is determined by successful completion of the Baccalaureate Graduation Requirements outlined here.
NOTE: Students must earn 42 upper level (3000-4000) credit hours in order to graduate. A total of at least 21 of these upper level credit hours must be completed in the selected major.
Visit this program’s information page for additional program-specific requirements.


Faith, Roots, and Reason (General Education) Program

The Faith, Roots, and Reason (General Education) Mathematics, Global Studies, and Social Science requirements are fulfilled through other courses in this major. Only 31 of the 43 credit hours of the Faith, Roots, and Reason (General Education) program will still be required for the completion of this program.

Business Economics Major - 72 Credit Hours

Additional Required Credit Hours - 17 Credit Hours

These additional hours may be fulfilled by a minor, second major, general electives taken concurrently, previous coursework taken at PBA or through transfer credits.

Optional Franchise Concentration

Any Business student may elect to earn a concentration in Franchise Management  by completing the following four courses: