Economics and Decision Sciences

Economics and Decision Sciences Programs


Bachelor of Business in Economics (BB)

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. Students have access to the same economics classes in both programs.

Bachelor of Arts in Economics

The Bachelor of Arts in Economics is offered in the College of Arts and Sciences. Students majoring in economics can minor in political science, finance, or other suitable areas.

Double Majoring?

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.

  • Economics
  • Decision Sciences (quantitative methods)

Additional Undergraduate Information


Master of Arts (MA)

Elective concentrations are available for students interested in the areas of teaching, business, commercial banking/financial institutions, government, community/economic development, international economics, agricultural economics, or energy and natural resources. The purpose of the M.A. program in economics is to provide students with a firm foundation for achievement of their goals; furthering their education at the D.A. or Ph.D. level; teaching at the secondary or junior college level; or working as professional economists in business, government, or other institutions.

Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics

The Department of Economics and Decision Sciences offers a post-baccalaureate certificate program to graduate level students who are interested in the field of Business Analytics. This program brings together the technical skills of data mining, statistical modeling, and forecasting for data driven decision making and for solving the analytical problems of the contemporary business world. The program is designed for graduate level students in diverse backgrounds. Graduates from undergraduate programs in quantitative and biological sciences, economics, sociology, psychology, business, computer sciences, physics, mathematics, actuarial science, engineering, or education, as well as working professionals desiring to sharpen their data-analysis and business analytical skills and/or learn advanced statistical methods will especially benefit from the high-demand post-baccalaureate certificate program in business analytics.