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Economics and Decision Sciences
Bachelor of Business in Economics
The Bachelor of Business in Economics, available in the College of Business and Technology, is a comprehensive program to prepare students for the business world. Economics prepares students to identify and develop solutions for problems confronting businesses, financial firms, non-profit organizations, and government.
There are 18 major topic areas such as money and banking, international trade, and financial economics. The flexibility of a degree in Economics allows students to pursue and develop their knowledge and skills in one of many possible specialties. Our students are well prepared to pursue many different career objectives over their lifetime, and remain competitive in a dynamic field. Salaries are consistently among the highest of any undergraduate major both in terms of starting and mid-career salaries.
An undergraduate major in economics is an excellent complement to a number of other majors. Combining economics with another major adds to your flexibility on the job market. Economics majors learn skills that are useful in a variety of areas. Read more about complementary majors and minors.
- Decision Sciences (quantitative methods)