This major is offered through the Economics, Applied Statistics & International Business (EASIB) Department.
Degree Maps/Sample Schedules Listed by Catalog Year
Bachelor of Business Administration: Economics
For jobs in business or government, perhaps without additional formal education beyond the bachelor’s degree. Excellent preparation for the Master of Business Administration degree.
Bachelor of Arts: Economics
- 2016 Catalog (current catalog)
- 2015 Catalog
- 2014 Catalog
- 2013 Catalog
- 2012 Catalog (Foreign Language)
- 2012 Catalog (Quantitative Econ)
- 2011 Catalog
For continuing on to graduate school in economics, law, business, or other areas. Includes a large number of general electives and provides considerable flexibility in the choice of courses.
Note: Students in the College of Arts & Sciences — who have met the education requirements of that college — may obtain a BA in Economics without changing colleges.
Economics is a common major of people who later become CEOs of major corporations. Professional economists work for banks and other financial businesses; for federal, state and local governments; for large corporations; for colleges and universities; and for other employers. Some are self-employed as consultants or business owners/managers. See more sample careers at NMSU’s Information on Majors:
- Bond Trading Manager
- Chief Executive Officer
- Competitive Pricing Manager
- Economic Consultant
- Economic Development Specialist
- Economic Forecaster
- Economic Reporter
- Economic Statistician
- Financial Economist
- Fuels Trader
- Health Policy Analyst/Planner
- Intelligence Agent
- International Trade Specialist
- Urban/Regional Planner