Economics (BA)

What it's all about

With a BA degree in economics, students will develop a strong background in analytical and critical thinking, writing, public speaking, philosophy and mathematics. Pursuing a BA in economics is ideal for pre-law or pre-PhD students. Economics is also offered as a BBA degree through Baylor's Hankamer School of Business, and the BBA is ideal for immediate career entry or a BS degree, which is ideal for those interested in pursuing medical or a scientific field of study.

You might take classes such as:

  • The Environment and Economic Analysis
  •  Economic and Business History
  •  Principles of Macroeconomics

Graduates of this major go on to:

  •  work for government agencies
  •  work at research centers
  •  teach at educational institutions