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Economics Undergraduate Program

Study Abroad

Courses are taught in many international universities. You gain both academic experience and global perspective on universal issues.

We offer course work in money and banking, microeconomic theory, macroeconomic theory and more.

Students majoring in economics have two degree options: B.B.A. from the Beacom School of Business or B.A./B.S. from the College of Arts and Sciences. The economics courses are the same, but the non-economics electives differ between the two degrees.


Economics: Bachelor of Business Administration

Students obtaining a B.B.A. from the Beacom School of Business school are required to complete the business core courses and two other business electives.

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Economics: Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science

Students obtaining a B.A. or B.S. from the College of Arts & Sciences are required to complete the foundational courses required for all degrees from the college.

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Online and Off-Campus Options

Four-Year Program Guides

The Classroom & Beyond

  • Economics develops students’ analytical and quantitative skills, preparing them for careers in a variety of fields.  

  • Participate in Experiments

    Participate in Experiments - Get Paid

    Economics experiments use no deception, risks are minimal and participation is totally voluntary.

  • The club strives to promote the intellectual and social development of students and to provide business and social contact for students, faculty and alumni.

After Graduation

Graduates of economics have been putting their economic skills in some of the nation's top companies and organizations.

Potential Careers Recent Employers
Utility Analyst South Dakota Public Utilities Commission
Senior Credit Risk Analyst First National Bank of Omaha
High Yield Bond Portfolio Manager State of South Dakota Investment Office
Economics Success Story

Success Stories

Find out what our students have to say about their experiences. Christian Gustafson, Omaha, NE