BS Degree with Combined Majors
To meet the growing demands of today’s job market, the School of Economics has developed new, interdisciplinary degree options. Students can pursue a STEM-Designated Bachelor of Science with their choice of the below combined majors, which provides them with an opportunity to build a fundamental understanding of economics while developing specific skill sets in areas such as business, math and behavioral science.
- Bachelor of Science with a Combined Major in Behavioral Economics, Business and Organizations
- Bachelor of Science with a Combined Major in Economics and Business
- Bachelor of Science with a Combined Major in Economics and Math
Bachelor of Science with a Combined Major in Behavioral Economics, Business and Organizations
The Bachelor of Science with a combined major in Behavioral Economics, Business and Organizations integrates economic modelling with insights from behavioral sciences to analyze and predict human behavior in economic contexts and organizations. The program combines interdisciplinary coursework in economics, psychology, consumer behavior and organizational behavior with comprehensive training in quantitative research methods.
Career opportunities for students who graduate with a BS with a combined major in behavioral economics, business and organizations include: market research analyst, operations research analyst, consumer data analyst, business analyst, behavioral analyst, marketing specialist, management analyst, economist, behavioral scientist and financial manager.
Bachelor of Science with a Combined Major in Economics and Business
Students who pursue a Bachelor of Science with a combined major in Economics and Business study the functional fields of business while building a foundation in economics. After completing core courses, students select from a range of electives in both economics and and business, and they have the flexibility to build skills in other areas of their interests through electives.
Graduating with business acumen, skills in data analysis and economic decision tools, students in this area of study typically earn starting salaries higher than those of more traditional business or economics majors.
Bachelor of Science with a Combined Major in Economics and Math
The Bachelor of Science with a combined major in Economics and Mathematics is intended for students who have a strong interest in economics, applied mathematics and econometrics. Students pursuing this degree will take economics courses with more formal mathematical analysis, thereby allowing students to understand and conduct advanced research in economics and quantitative analysis.
This degree successfully prepares students for both career opportunities in the private sector or government as well as opportunities to continue their studies in graduate programs in economics or related fields.