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.

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  • Economics - BBA
  • Economics - BS
  • Economic Data Analytics - MS


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

All Major Courses


Career Opportunities

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



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* Texas median earnings, according to SeekUT (2017)


The business field of study components changed effective Fall 2019. Please check with your advisor if you have questions about which catalog year is more appropriate for you.

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