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A Bachelor of Business Administration in Economics from the UCO College of Business teaches students how the real world works; consumers, firms, markets, corporations and legislatures. The UCO economics program develops the quantitative and analytical skills of our students through rigorous coursework, preparing students for careers in business, government and more.  


  • Economics majors will take intermediate microeconomics, intermediate macroeconomics, quantitative business forecasting and econometric methods, in addition to the business core courses.
  • Students have the opportunity to customize their major with elective courses such as, economics of social issues, statistics for health care, game theory, sports economics, and economic growth and development.
  • A degree in economics can serve as good preparation for graduate programs in economics, law, public administration, international affairs, environmental science, management science or business.

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Career Opportunities

Economics career opportunities include:

  • Market Research Analyst
  • Economic Development
  • Actuary
  • Financial Analyst
  • Economic Forecasting

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