Department of Economics


The discipline of economics draws on history, philosophy, and mathematics, and has something to say about a list of topics including household spending, inflation, crime, and environmental issues.

A thorough understanding of economic principles provides a student with an excellent foundation for a career in:

  • Business
  • Economics
  • Government
  • Law

Opportunities for graduates are excellent. Employers value the problem-solving skills and the critical writing skills students develop in an economics curriculum.

Study Economics

By studying economics, you can gain a better understanding of the costs and benefits of a course of action and thus make informed decisions.

Our graduates work at:

  • 2M research services
  • American Airlines
  • Ascension Analytics Group
  • AT&T
  • AV-Tech Industries
  • Bell Helicopter
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Buxton
  • Citi Bank
  • Crosslands International
  • Fidelity Investments
  • GM Financial
  • Hewlett-Packard
  • Hilton Worldwide
  • Howard Hughes Corp.
  • Infosys Consulting
  • Just Energy
  • Litigation Analytics
  • Mary Kay
  • Methodist Health System
  • Nationstar Mortgage
  • RewardStyle
  • Siemens
  • Southwest Airlines
  • Stat Slice
  • TD Ameritrade
  • Tekzoom
  • U.S. Air Force
  • U.S. International Trade Comm.
  • USAA
  • ValueScope
  • Van Arsdall and Associates
  • Walmart Technology
  • Warner Bros. Entertainment

Want to learn more?

Contact your academic advisor to schedule an appointment.

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Economics at UTA

  1. Every class gives students empirical experience using data to solve problems
  2. Accommodations for working professionals

Contact Department


Office 309
College of Business
701 S. West Street
Box 19479
Arlington, Texas 76019

Phone: 817-272-3061

Fax: 817-272-3145


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