BBA in Economics

BBA in Economics helps students develop a clear understanding of how to apply economic theory to real-world business and policy issues. Along the way, a student will learn a marketable, transferable skill set that makes them a valuable asset to any company. We administer a rigorous curriculum with a unique perspective on economics through shared resources between the Department of Finance, Insurance, Real Estate and Law, and the Department of Economics. We offer scholarships and opportunities to work in our Help Center to qualified students. And our job placement specialist and alumni network have been successful in finding jobs for our students.

You Learn

As a part of BBA in Economics, students learn:
  • Quantitative skills
  • Problem solving
  • Critical-thinking skills
  • Data analytics
Dr. Ian McCarthy, BBA Economics '04
Associate Professor,
Emory University

Dr. Ian McCarthy is an associate professor of economics at Emory University and a faculty research fellow with the NBER. He earned his PhD at Indiana University in 2008, and his research examines the effects of institutions, policies, and market structure on health care pricing and delivery. He is the recipient of the 2018 UNT Department of Economics Alumni Award for his outstanding contributions to his profession by embodying the values and spirit of UNT Economics.

"My time at UNT instilled a passion for economics and econometrics, allowing me to view economics as a means to understand the world. Pursuing economics by way of a BBA further prepared me for a variety of accounting, financial, and managerial issues I would later encounter both in my capacity as a consultant and now as a professor."

You Contribute

BBA in Economics graduates get jobs such as:
  • Financial analyst
  • Credit analyst
  • Market research analyst
  • Actuary
  • Personal financial advisor

You Lead

Graduates continue on to leadership roles such as:
  • Finance planner
  • Economic consultant
  • Compensation and business manager
  • Management consultant
  • Loan officer