Albers School of Business and Economics

Bachelor of Arts in Economics (BAE)

  • The Albers School of Business and Economics a Bachelor of Arts in Economics. After completing core foundation courses, which provide a comprehensive overview of the business field, students then focus by choosing between:

    General Program Requirements

    A minimum of 180 credits is required for a bachelor degree in business or economics, including 80 hours of non-business courses. The pass/fail option may not be applied to courses in the business foundation, university core, or business major. Internship and independent study must be graded CR/F and may not be used to satisfy a required course or major elective.

    Students transferring courses from another institution and pursuing a degree in business administration (BABA) must earn at least 50 credits (55 hours for accounting majors) of business courses at Seattle University. Forty of these credits (45 of these credits for accounting majors) must be taken at the upper-division (300-400) level. Twenty credits in the student’s concentration must be taken at Seattle University. Students pursuing a bachelor’s degree in economics (BAE) must normally earn 30 credits of upper-division economics at Seattle University.

    A maximum of 15 credits taken by an undergraduate non-matriculated student may be applied toward a baccalaureate degree in the Albers School of Business and Economics.