• Overview
  • Economics: A focus on finance.

    In today’s global marketplace, economics and finance go hand-in-hand.

    When you pursue this option, you will explore how economic drivers – like spending, inflation and the stock market – affect global business. You will develop a broad understanding of business economics, with a special focus on the financial aspects of the field.

    You will also have opportunities to learn firsthand about the financial world through hands-on programs such as the on-campus trading room – where you can invest real money, manage funded portfolios and practice using the latest trade technologies.

    Economic majors build knowledge and practical experience across all areas of business through our nationally recognized Integrated Business Curriculum.

  • Degree Fit
  • This program could be a good fit if you:
    • Are an analytical and critical thinker
    • Enjoy working with numbers
    • A good problem solver
    • Have strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Have strong research skills
  • Career Outcomes
  • With this degree, you could become a/an:
    • Auditor
    • Credit analyst
    • Financial analyst
    • Industrial market analyst
    • Loan officer
    • Market analyst
    • Bond trader
    • Economic analyst
    • General manager
    • Chief executive officer
    • Insurance agent
    • Lobbyist
    • Purchasing analyst
    • Budget analyst
    • Environmental planner
    • Import/export agent
    • Investment broker
    • Management consultant
    • Real estate appraiser