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A Bachelor of Business Administration degree in energy economics from the University of Central Oklahoma College of Business prepares students for a career that focuses on the energy sector. The program instills the core skills all economics majors experience with an added focus on the numerous issues encountered in the oil, natural gas, renewable energy and electricity sector. Students also learn about regulatory issues and significant quantitative analysis related to the field. It incorporates material from other disciplines such as accounting, finance and engineering, which also deliver essential skills relevant to the energy industry.


  • Students majoring in energy economics will take oil and natural gas economics, regulation and antitrust, electricity economics, econometric methods, introduction to energy economics, intermediate micro and macroeconomics, in addition to the business core courses.
  • Students will have the option to select a concentration within the energy economics program. Concentrations include finance and accounting.
  • Students can customize their major with elective courses, such as economic growth and development, economic fluctuation and stabilization, quantitative business forecasting, industrial organizations and urban economics.

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Career Opportunities

  • Regulatory Analyst
  • Market Planning or Design Analyst
  • Financial Manager
  • Load Forecast Analyst
  • Risk Analyst

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