Prepare for a career in management, 金融, public policy or law with a major in 经济学.


Explore your options — classes, internships, research and study abroad. 利用 经济学BBA专业指南 to find what interests you, 发现你的所爱, and create a major experience that jumpstarts your future. 

You’ll become a valued advisor to business or government because of your ability to understand patterns and forecast the future. With sharp analytical thinking and quantitative skills, you’ll have the background to become a financial analyst with the World Bank, a public policy specialist for a congressional representative, or a consultant for a multinational company. You’ll also become a standout candidate for law schools, which often require students to understand economic principles.

作为一名经济学专业的学生, 你将学习市场, 银行, 商业法 and current economic issues like the environment and healthcare. Learn about consumer decision-making, 商业法, how pricing and wages are determined, 以及国际贸易.

奥斯丁, one of the nation’s fastest growing cities and a tech hub, offers endless opportunities to network and try on roles in the professional world. You’ll have the chance to work with a professor on relevant research that benefits the community, like studies to determine the economic impact of the 奥斯丁 Marathon, international tourism from 奥斯丁 Sister Cities, and Latin entrepreneurship. And you’ll conduct financial analysis and track global market trends at internships with companies large and small, 跨越所有行业.

Earn Two Degrees in Five Years

Complete your BA in 经济学 and Master's Degree (MBA) with our pathway to receive two degrees in five years.

成功的教练 and Academic Advisors guide students through undergraduate and graduate courses to maximize benefits. 了解更多.


经济学专业s go on to a variety of careers and graduate schools from St. 爱德华的. 这里有一个例子.

  • Analyst with JP Morgan Chase & Co.
  • Associate at Deutsche Bank
  • Customer experience data analyst at WPEngine
  • Senior associate at Vida Capital 
  • Business development representative for Latin America at VMWare, the cloud computing giant
  • Teacher at the Académie de Versailles in France as part of the TAPIF program


经济学专业 Justin Lim ' 18 knew he wanted to work for a tech startup in 奥斯丁. After applying to a few positions at WP Engine and not hearing the answer he wanted, he decided to attend a company meet-and-greet. The rest, as they say, is history.


Because an 经济学 degree develops intellectual ability, quantitative strength and critical thinking, students in this program bring relevant skills to their experience outside the classroom. They participate in internships, conduct research and practice leadership in student organizations.


The 经济俱乐部 promotes an interest in economic ideas at St. 365比分网电竞. The club acts as a forum of discussion for economic issues and as an information exchange regarding economics careers and graduate programs. It also fosters social interactions among students interested in economics.


教师 in the 金融 and 经济学 Department are dedicated to conducting research that influences the profession and benefits the 奥斯丁 community and often include interested 经济学 students in the research and reporting process.