Missouri University of Science and Technology
Economics is the systematic study of consumer goods and services, from production through consumption and use. A degree in economics opens doors in finance, energy, politics, and sports. Economists do everything from trading stocks to interpreting game theory.
Where do economists work?
With an economics degree, you are equipped for a government position dealing with international economic situations. Economists also work as policy advisors, run banks, and consult with accountants, business executives, educators, and labor unions.
Economics is fundamental to every technological degree. Understanding how to allocate resources is important to every professional.
Economics is fun. Economists study everything from the impacts of hosting a Super Bowl to marketing to crime rates.
S&T's economics program has a unique technological focus.
Economics impact technology every day. Entrepreneurs are always developing new products and green technologies, but it's the economists who help decide if these ideas are marketable.
Average starting salary for an economist: $61,700.