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.



Degree Plans



BS-Economics Degree Program

Degree Requirements

Students must meet all lower division requirements before enrolling for upper division courses. Specified prerequisites are designated for certain courses.

Fast Track

The Fast Track program will enable outstanding senior undergraduate Business students to satisfy degree requirements leading to a Master of Science in Economic Data Analytics degree while completing their undergraduate studies



BBA-Economics degree program

Degree Requirements

Students must meet all lower division requirements before enrolling for upper division courses. Specified prerequisites are designated for certain courses.

Fast Track

The Fast Track program will enable outstanding senior undergraduate Business students to satisfy degree requirements leading to a Master of Science in Economic Data Analytics degree while completing their undergraduate studies



MS-Economics degree program

Degree Requirements

Admission to the MS in Economic Data Analytics is based upon the completion of the general admission requirements of the Graduate Admissions Office.

Assistantship Application

Please complete a printed copy of the assistantship application and submit it with a copy of your resume.





Scholarships



  • The UTA economics department has a number of competitive scholarships available for the Spring 2020 semester for our undergraduate economics majors and our graduate students in the MS-Econ program.

  • The application for Economics Department scholarships is open until 11:59pm on Thursday, January 31st. Awards will range from $500 to $3000 dollars.

  • Follow these directions to apply:

  • 1. Go to ScholarShop at https://uta.academicworks.com/ and log in. If you have never used this site you will have to complete a short set of questions (name, address, etc.).

  • 2. Use the pull down menu on the “Opportunities” tab to select “All.”

  • 3. Scroll down and click on “College of Business/Economics Department Scholarships for Economics Majors and Economics Graduate Students.”

  • 4. Answer the three supplemental questions. You will be asked to upload your current transcript and a short application. You will also be asked to turn in a copy of this application and your transcript at the Economics Department in COBA 309.

  • 5. Select “Submit” to submit your application.

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

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
817-272-1218
cspivey@uta.edu
Barbara Sellers, Administrative Assistant
817-272-3063
sellers@uta.edu

Economics at UTA

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

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