Economics (BA)

Economics (BA)

The bachelor of arts degree in economics provides a broad education involving the domestic and international economy and includes the study of institutions, concepts, policy and tools of analysis.

Students prepare for careers in business, such as in banking, financial markets, insurance, law, management and consulting; in national, state and local governments; and in teaching, and for graduate study in economics and related fields, including business administration, finance, public policy and law.

Students choose area electives from across the university and are encouraged to develop programs of study that are tailored to their individual needs and interests.



Uncommon Pursuits.

The economics program requires a strong core of economic theory, supplemented by mathematics, data analysis or statistics and computer science.

Alumni work at:

  • Archer Daniels Midland
  • Colliers International
  • Deloitte
  • Denver Broncos
  • J.P. Morgan Chase
  • Merrill Lynch
  • U.S. Congressional Budget Office

Alumni work as:

  • Commodity merchandisers
  • Consumer bankers
  • Equity research analysts
  • Financial analysts
  • Investment advisors
  • Logistics coordinators
  • Sales managers

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