Economy and Industry develops an understanding of the role of economy and industry in society. Selected courses should focus on both practical and theoretical approaches to understanding various industries, labor relations, organizational culture, and human resources, either through a multidisciplinary approach or through concentration in one area such as the environment, the arts or marketing.
Focus theme requirements stipulate students take three courses from at least two different business disciplines in order to gain a working knowledge of basic business principles and structures.
Student learning outcomes
- Demonstrate an understanding of basic concepts of commerce such as business ethics, economics, finance, planning and evaluation, management, and promotion.
- Demonstrate competence in the use of digital communication and basic information technologies.
- Exhibit an awareness of the importance of interpersonal skills in workplace relations, including the legal and ethical impacts of workplace discrimination and the nature of bureaucracies.