Department of Economics

Overview


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.


Catalog Descriptions


ECONOMICS - BBA, BS

Economic Data Analytics - MS (STEM Degree)


For more information contact UG Advising Center / Graduate Business Services


Scholarships


  • The Economics department offers competitive scholarships in the Fall and Spring semesters, typically ranging from $500 - $2000.
  • Undergraduates who have formally declared Economics as their major and graduate students in the MS-Econ program are eligible to apply.
  • Economics students will be notified via email when applications open, near the beginning of each Fall and Spring semester.

Reasons To Study Economics


  • Learn How To Think Critically About The World, Like Only An Economist Can
  • Learn How To Analyze Data To Solve Problems
  • Earn A High Salary Upon Graduation

View Economics Salaries


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

Contact Department


Main Office Number:
817-272-3061
Dr. Roger Meiners, Department Chair
817-272-3116
meiners@uta.edu
Dr. Christy Spivey, Program Director, MS in Economic Data Analytics
817-272-3061
cspivey@uta.edu
Barbara Sellers, Administrative Assistant
817-272-3063
sellers@uta.edu

Application For Graduate Assistantship

Applicants must possess quality communication and organizational skills in order to provide valuable assistance to their assigned professor.

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