Combining Economic Theory and Accounting Practice
The combined economics/accounting major is designed to integrate the most important aspects of economic theory and accounting practice to provide the foundation and advanced knowledge you will need to succeed in business. It's an excellent undergraduate major for students wishing to pursue graduate study in law or business.
Why Economics and Accounting?
This degree provides students with a strong background in both economics and accounting. It is an excellent degree for students intending to pursue a career in business or to prepare for an MBA. With this major, numerous career options are available such as:
- Corporate Attorney
- Corporate Financial Management
- Financial Analyst
- Insurance Consultant
- Real Estate
For more information please see a video made by the American Economics Association: "A Career in Economics...it's Much More Than You Think"
Plan Your Course of Study
Your faculty advisors and the department managers are here to help you create a plan of study or to just confirm that you are on the correct path to reach your goals. Schedule an appointment by email or stop by during office hours.
Please download and read carefully the Economics/Accounting Plan of Study 2017-18. This includes a flowchart for the required courses and will also serve as your graduation approval form.
For the complete description of the requirements see the Economics/Accounting, BA from the university catalog.