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See Yourself Succeed with a bachelor’s Degree in Applied Economics
The College of Business offers an in-house Career Services Center focused on guiding business students seeking internships or employment.
The College of Business is one of only 800 schools worldwide to be accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).
Through guest speakers, company tours and internships, professional networking, and other opportunities, students, faculty and alumni are connected with the business community.
Engage with exceptional faculty who are industry leaders and significant scholars, producing cutting-edge research in their field.
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics forecasts the need for economists to grow by 14% over the next 10 years. Upon graduation, our students are prepared to pursue careers in many areas including economic analyst, research analyst, financial analyst and management analyst. Students are also equipped and trained to be successful graduate students. The College of Business Career Center assists students in obtaining internships and job placements with diverse regional, national and international organizations.
Career Possibilities and Current Median Salaries
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This course investigates the techniques of the forecasting process as applied to business, finance and economics. Experience is gained in using four popular forecast methods, developing a causal variable hypothesis for forecasting, and in collecting and analyzing data.
An analytical approach to assessing and understanding current impacts international economies have on the United States. Emphasis is on gains from trade, economic growth, exchange rates, price formation, trade policy, and political considerations.
This course provides students with valuable technical and communication skills for career success, highlighting best practices for navigating job markets. Students will be trained in advanced techniques with leading data management software for economic and operational applications.
This course examines the application of economic principles to the allocation of scarce resources in health care; the use of economic theory to understand problems of organization, delivery, and financing of health services; and the choices available to society regarding these issues.
Undergraduate Program Costs
Tuition and fees for undergraduate students taking 12 credit hours are $4,212 for Texas residents and $9,108 for non-residents.