Bachelor's Degree in Economics

Department of Business

Degree: Bachelor of Business Administration
Major: Economics
Hours: 120


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Degree Description

The Bachelor of Business Degree in Economics at Lamar University may be a good fit for you if you are interested in government policy and political science, you are a critical thinker with a scientific mind, and/or are concerned for the welfare of the public sector.
This degree will help you understand how people interact within markets to get what they want or accomplish goals. Soon, you could be an expert on the science of wealth! Watch our faculty interview to learn more about this degree program.

Why Study Economics at Lamar?

Lamar University's economics program aims to meet the needs of students seeking a broad understanding of the economic principles that govern economic and business activity. In this program, you'll learn to think critically about social issues.
You will acquire a solid foundation for careers in business, economics, government and law. This program will also prepare you for graduate study in economics. Your professors and course work will teach you the art of thinking logically, which straightens the path to success in any field.

Career Paths

When you graduate from this program, you will be able to continue to a career as a business professional, lawyer, consultant, government or non-profit worker, professor, researcher or educator.

Primary Careers

Advisor, analyst, statistician

Career Areas

  • Government, all levels
  • Policy work
  • Non-profit work
  • Research
  • Education

Median Salary


Types of Employers

  • Non-profit organization
  • Government agencies
  • Private, for-profit companies
  • Law firms
  • Accounting firms
Dr. James SlaydonDr. James Slaydon
Professor and Chair, Economics and Finance
Faculty Member NameDr. J.Y. Choi
Faculty Member NameDr. Karen Neuhauser
Associate Professor
Faculty Member NameDr. Jimmy Moss