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B.S. in Economics


The Bachelor of Science in Economics degree aims to help students develop an understanding of economic principles and how to apply them to real-world issues. With several different types of learning formats and avenues, this degree program will provide students with both challenging and engaging coursework.

Designed With You in Mind

The flexibility of the Economics degree program allows students to choose from a wide variety of minors or secondary teaching fields. Essentially, students can "custom fit" this degree to their career goals. Recent Economics graduates have pursued careers in:

  • Public School Teaching
  • Banking
  • Manufacturing
  • Retailing
  • Software Design
  • Financial Consulting


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Study Abroad Trips

Study Abroad Opportunities

Tarleton State University currently offers study abroad business classes in:

  • Ireland
  • London
  • Spain
  • Austria
  • Italy
Real Experience

Real Experience

This degree program offers a variety of hands-on experience through clubs such as:

  • Delta Mu Delta
  • The Financial Management Association
  • The Institute of Management Accountants
  • The Tarleton Economics Society

Please note that students working toward their Bachelor of Science in Economics are require to have an internship credit.

Career Service

Career Services

Career Services offers students a wide variety of professional development opportunities that can translate into careers. A few of these programs include:

  • Career counseling and My Plan
  • Handshake
  • Mock interviews
  • Resume assistance

And much more!

Program Objectives

  • Prepare students to meet the demands of the current challenging and competitive workforce, as well as entrance into Graduate School
  • Help students develop an understanding of economic principles and their applications to real-world problems
  • Provide students with a challenging and rewarding learning experience

Coursework Highlights

Class Number Class Name
ECON 3303 Money and Banking
ECON 3304 Environmental Economics
ECON 3306 Political Economy
ECON 4301 International Economics
ECON 4302 Economic Development of the United States
ECON 4311 Econometrics and Forecasting

For more information on courses, please refer to the university catalog.

Facilities and Features

Financial Management Association

Financial Management Association

This organization is designed for Accounting, Finance, and Economics students. We intend to encourage and recognize both academic and professional excellence in Finance and related fields. 

Delta Mu Delta

Delta Mu Delta

Delta Mu Delta is an honor society for people who are pursuing a degree in Business Administration. Becoming a member of Delta Mu Delta is an honor indicative of earnest, intelligent purpose and rewarding achievement. 

Tarleton Economics Society

Tarleton Economics Society

The Tarleton Economics Society meets once a month to discuss current economical topics and trends. For more information about this club, email Mr. Alex Tanter.