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"The Integrative Business Experience throws you into the business world, so you have field knowledge. It's as close to real-world business as you can get."
Chris Meyer, Marketing major

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Degree

The study of economics provides a foundation for understanding the motivation of individuals and firms as well as the forces that cause growth in living standards, recessions, and inflation.

Why choose Economics at UCM?

  • The Harmons College is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Less than 5 percent of the world's 13,000 business programs have earned AACSB accreditation.
  • Students work side-by-side with faculty on research projects, ranging from environmental aid to valuation of sports teams to investigations of statistical methodologies.
  • Eighty-three percent of graduates obtain employment.  Seventeen percent of economics students enroll in graduate or professional school. 

What will I study?
As an economics student you'll take courses in accounting, computer information systems, management and marketing so you have a broad spectrum of knowledge of the industry. Economics is a stimulating, broad-based field with wide-ranging employment opportunities.
Courses include:

  • Business Communication
  • Management of Organizations
  • Principles of Finance
  • Production/Operation Management

What can I do with a degree in Economics?

  • Bank Manager
  • Budget Analyst
  • Risk Analyst
  • Stockbroker

How can I get involved outside the classroom?
At UCM, we value an engaging learning experience that includes student involvement and service-learning projects.

In Economics, there are several opportunities to be involved:

  • Economics Club
  • Omicron Delta Epsilon

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About our Faculty:
The student to faculty ratio at UCM is 17 to 1, which allows professors to get to know students and provide personalized attention.

Economics classes at UCM are taught by dynamic, experienced and nationally recognized faculty members who provide personalized attention for each student. These faculty members bring diverse training and work experiences to the classroom and are actively engaged in economic research.

Learn more about Economics at UCM:
Department of Economics, Finance, and Marketing
660-543-4246

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