Bachelor of Arts in Economics (BAE)

The Albers School of Business and Economics offers a Bachelor of Arts in Economics. After completing core foundation courses, students then focus by choosing an Economics Major. Students within the major may select a specialization in International Economic Development

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 economics foundation, university core, or economics 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 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.

Excel Certification

Earning a Microsoft Specialist Certification can help differentiate you in today's competitive job market and broaden your employment opportunities. All Albers undergraduate students are required to complete EXCEL Certification in order to progress in your BABA or BAE program.

Please visit Albers Excel Certification for more information about the registration process, available study materials and practice exams.

For more information about the Exam requirements, visit Microsoft's Exam Details page.