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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  • 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 2020. Please check with your advisor if you have questions about which catalog year is more appropriate for you.

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