Economics (BS)

Economics (BS)

The Department of Economics offers Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees in Economics. These degree programs provide a broad education involving the domestic and international economy and include the study of institutions, concepts, policy, and tools of analysis. Our students prepare for careers in business, such as in banking, financial markets, insurance, law, management, and consulting; for careers in national, state, and local governments; in teaching; and for graduate study in economics and related fields including business administration, finance, public policy, and law.

Students in this degree program choose area electives within the department, as well as in the College of Social Science and the University. All students are encouraged to develop programs of study that are tailored to their individual needs and interests.



Uncommon Pursuits.

The Department stresses flexibility in each undergraduate program and requires a strong core of economic theory, supplemented by mathematics, data analysis or statistics, and computer science.

Alumni work at:

  • Bristlecone, Inc.
  • C.H. Robinson Worldwide
  • Freddie Mac
  • General Motors
  • Public Policy Associates
  • The Princeton Group
  • US - Federal Reserve

Alumni work as:

  • Consumer Bankers
  • Equity Research Analysts
  • Investment Advisors
  • Logistics Coordinators
  • Mortgage Bankers
  • Political Opposition Researchers
  • Sales Managers

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