Majors & Minors


B.A. in Business

Students gain an understanding of core business essentials, plus they choose an emphasis tailored to their personal interest:

  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • International Business
  • Human Resource Management
  • Entrepreneurship

B.A. in Economics

Economics students become experts in understanding and analyzing systems related to the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services.

B.A. in Economics and Finance

Students studying economics and finance explore how the world economy works, and take additional courses in finance that teach skills in managing the assets of an organization.

B.S. in Accounting and Finance

The Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Finance is a more-technical degree for students who want to become CPAs, while still gaining a well-rounded business background.

B.S. in Business Education (grades 5-12)

Students pair their business studies with training in education to prepare for a career teaching business principles to middle and high school students. (Not available to students entering Bethel after the 2011-2012 academic year.)

B.A. in Business and Political Science

Students studying business and political science are passionate about how business principles can foster justice; ideal for careers in law, government, ministry, and other public service roles.


We offer minors in:

  • Business
  • Economics

Core courses in either of these minors will complement nearly any major by giving you an overview of business and finance principles that can be applied to any organization or corporation.

Is our department the right fit?

Are you curious about what makes the economy tick? How wealth is created and distributed in various systems? How the finances of a business should be run? As a Christ-follower, do you like working with numbers, but also with concepts of justice and ethics?

A degree in business or economics at Bethel will satisfy you with answers, while preparing you for a range of influential leadership roles in corporations, non-profits, government, ministry, and other fields.