Economics

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. Programs prepare students for a career as a quantitative analyst in government, consulting or other private sector positions.

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Degrees

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

What Will I Learn?

  • Computing, manipulating and analyzing numerical 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

OUR UNDERGRADUATES EARN ON AVERAGE*

$49,000

1st Year

$66,000

5th Year

$80,000

10th Year

OUR GRADUATES EARN ON AVERAGE*

$73,000

1st Year

* Texas median earnings, according to SeekUT (2019)

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