Studying economics opens are wide range of career choices including teaching, government service, finance, banking, insurance, business and public administration.
An undergraduate degree in economics is also excellent preparation for graduate study in most academic disciplines, as well as law and business.
Specific requirements, sample schedules and tools for planning a degree can be found in the UMKC Course Catalog.
Bachelor of Arts in Economics
Economic knowledge and training are front and center in this age of exponential data generation. UMKC economics majors understand and analyze how economic markets work and how government policy influences U.S. and global economies.
B.A. to M.A. Program
Our dual degree Bachelor’s to Master’s degree program allows students to complete their undergraduate and graduate degree(s) in a shorter time period than the separate programs.
Minor in Economics
We also offer an economics minor that provides students with a comprehensive understanding of economics in combination with a major in another academic subject.