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 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

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Career Opportunities

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

OUR UNDERGRADUATES EARN ON AVERAGE *

$47,534

1st year

$61,269

5th year

$77,776

10th year

* Texas median earnings, according to SeekUT (2017)

Notice

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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