Economics

Overview

Economics examines how individuals, businesses, and societies interact. By studying economics, you can gain a better understanding of the costs and benefits of a course of action and thus make informed decisions. Decision-making skills are necessary in multiple areas of the economy including the government and business workplaces.

Gradates of the BS or MS Economics programs are eligible to sit for the exam to become a Certified Business Economist (CBE) offered by the National Association of Business Economist.

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Degrees

  • Economics - BBA
  • Economics - BS
  • Economics - MS
  • International Business Administration - Chinese - BBA
  • International Business Administration - French - BBA
  • International Business Administration - German - BBA
  • International Business Administration - Russian - BBA
  • International Business Administration - Korean - BBA
  • International Business Administration - Spanish - BBA

 

What Will I Learn?

  • Computing, manipulating and analyzingnumerical data
  • Developing budgets
  • Performing cost/benefit analyses
  • Creating and evaluating financial reports
  • Applying statistical methods
  • Writing proposals, reports and articles

 

Example Courses

  • Principles of Macroeconomics
  • Economics of Social Issues
  • Money and Banking
  • Sports Economics and Business
  • International Trade
  • Games and Decision Making

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Career Opportunities

  • Quantitative analyst
  • Budget analyst
  • Financial analyst
  • Mathematicians and statisticians
  • Investment banker
  • Technical writer
  • Urban planner

OUR UNDERGRADUATES EARN ON AVERAGE *

$47,534

1st year

$61,269

5th year

$77,776

10th year

* Texas median earnings, according to SeekUT (2017)

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