DEPARTMENT: School of Business and Economics
4-YEAR PATHWAY: Graduate in 4 Years
Gas and corn prices fluctuate, stock markets gyrate and corporations spring up and fade out at an amazing speed.
Economists thrive on making sense of these seemingly chaotic aspects of everyday life as they examine and analyze their underlying principles.
As you study Economics at UW-Superior, you will conduct surveys and collect data as you research and analyze current economic issues and prepare and present your research results.
Develop, discuss and analyze various economic policy options. Explore sustainable economics and the social and political elements of economic theory and practice.
Through a Major in Economics at UW-Superior, you will:
- Apply knowledge of economic terminology, concepts and theories.
- Be able to apply your knowledge to understand the economy in general, as well as analyze various social, political and economic issues.
- Develop economic reasoning and research skills and be able to demonstrate them through critical thinking, rational decision-making and competent collection and processing and interpretation of information.
- Be able to communicate effectively in oral and written forms using professional economics language.
Employment of economists is expected to grow about as fast as the average during the next decade, according to the U.S. Department of Labor.
Find a career as a:
- Business economist
- Investment banker
- Commercial banker
- Corporate financial manager
- Financial securities analyst
- Administrative manager
Did You Know?
- Class sizes are kept small, with upper-level classes averaging eight to 15 students per class, allowing for individualized attention and feedback.
- Faculty work with students to find internships, resulting in many students holding internships within the community at local banks, the mayor's office, the city development office and other locations.
- A Major in Economics can be completed as bachelor of science degree or a bachelor of arts degree with 6 credits in a foreign language.