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Degree Type 
Bachelor of Science
Contact Name 
Business Advising Office
Contact Phone 
Contact Email

Economics is the study of decision making. Economists gather, manage, and analyze economic and business data to understand and predict trends so decision makers can make informed choices.

Students will learn about a variety of areas including:

  • Microeconomics
  • Macroeconomics
  • Econometrics
  • Economics Research

You'll be ready to start a career in:

  • Data Collection and Analysis
  • Research Analysis
  • Forecasting
  • Consulting
  • Policy Advising
  • Economic Development

There are many opportunities for students in the College of Business to connect to other students through clubs like Economics Association, build their network by meeting with alumni and engaging in industry events, get hands on experience through projects, be eligible for additional scholarships, and take advantage of the resources in the Career, Advising, and Tutoring Center.

Why this program 

According to the Hamilton Project, an economic analysis of what graduates earn over their lifetimes, students with degrees in economics are among the highest-earning majors in lifetime earnings.

Contact Information 
Business Advising
Possible Search Names 
economics, forecasting, business

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