Economics

Gain a broad understanding of the economy and an ability to analyze data to develop workable solutions with our bachelor’s degree in economics. You will be prepared for a wide range of careers in the private sector, education, not-for-profit, international institutions and government and state-level jobs.

Industry-Leading Faculty

Our economics faculty are actively involved in national and international organizations such as the Global Association of Economic Educators, Association of Public Economic Theory and American Economic Association. Their research has been published in top economic journals including Economic Theory, the Review of Industrial Organization, and the Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization.

Meet a Professor

Susan Doty

Senior Lecturer in Economics and Director of the Center for Economic Education & Financial Literacy

When Susan Doty isn’t teaching or advising students, she serves as President of the National Association of Economic Educators. Concurrently, she serves as a board member both for the Council for Economic Education in New York and the Texas Council on Economic Education.

Supporting Success

High Starting Salary

Undergraduate degree in economics offers one of the highest top five starting salaries.

One‑on‑one Mentoring

The faculty closely helps with advising and career planning.

Strong Networks

Connect with alumni across the country.

The Center for Economic Education and Financial Literacy focuses on equipping Texas teachers with the tools to improve economic understanding and financial literacy of K-12 students.

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