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Economics - BACHELOR'S (BS, BBA)

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CIP CODE 45.0603

DEGREE OVERVIEW

Economics studies the behavior of people and firms in making decisions about the allocation of scarce resources and examines the structure of the economy as a whole. Economists may research energy costs, inflation, interest rates, trade, and employment to monitor and forecast economic trends.


ABOUT THE PROGRAM

The AACSB-accredited 120 credit-hour degree programs include 15-24 hours of economics built around the core business curriculum. Economics undergraduate courses include:

  • Money and Banking
  • Sports Economics and Business
  • Economics of Public Policies
  • Environmental Economics
  • Games and Decision-Making
  • International Trade
  • Monetary and Fiscal Policy
  • Economic Forecasting

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CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

The six main career paths for economics graduates are government, marketing, human resources, banking, finance, or investment. Some of the typical career paths are:

  • Actuarial Analyst
  • Credit/Industry/Litigation/Population Analyst
  • Financial Economist
  • Government/Health Care Administrator
  • Labor Economist
  • Securities Trader
  • Urban/Regional Planner
  • Wage and Salary Administrator

DEGREE OPTIONS

BBA - Bachelor of Business Administration in Economics

This option allows for 15 advanced hours in economics and the inclusion of a double major with another business area of study. Blending the BBA in economics with the BBA in finance is a current demand area in the marketplace. There is also the opportunity to include one of the various business certificate programs.

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BS - Bachelor of Science in Economics

The BS in economics incorporates an intense focus on economics and data analytics with 24 hours of advanced economics courses in the 120-hour program.

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WHY CHOOSE US?

  • The UTA College of Business is in the top 100 nationally and top 50 public “Best Undergraduate Business Schools” by Poets & Quants (2021)
  • Named #No. 23 as a Top Value Undergraduate Business School by Poets & Quants (2021)
  • Economics internship for business course credit
  • Facilitated admission and Fast Track business options to complete a master’s degree in a variety of business programs, including the MS in economic data analytics
  • Opportunity to participate in the College of Business Goolsby Leadership Academy
  • In addition to a traditional daytime schedule, the degree can be completed with evening classes

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PROGRAM CONTACT

Name:
Hakim Sims

Email:
hakim.sims@uta.edu


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Economics - BACHELOR'S (BS, BBA)

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Department of Economics

College of Business

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OUR UNDERGRADUATES EARN ON AVERAGE

1st YEAR
5th YEAR
10th YEAR
$49,000
$66,000
$80,000
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