Economics Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Economics

Learn how to interpret data, policy, and research in a program that takes you beyond math and finance to discover how economics affects the world around us.

Earn your bachelor's in economics online

The economy influences the future of consumers, businesses, and governments. Those with the power to understand it, interpret its impact, and make informed decisions and predictions based upon it can create a career for themselves in nearly any industry. CSU's online economics degree equips you with a wide range of perspectives, so you are able to analyze complex problems from multiple angles — a valuable skill in today's rapidly changing global marketplace. Learn to think broadly and critically through a blended curriculum that builds technical knowledge and an understanding of how human behavior influences economic systems.

Study the key drivers behind financial choices

Discover why individuals, households, communities, businesses, and governments make the decisions they do about the production and consumption of goods, services, and resources. This program artfully balances quantitative training to help you to become a better fact-based decision maker, with a deep exploration of the human aspect of economics, including studies of how various groups influence one another, the role gender plays, what the environment has to do with economics, and more.

Customize your degree for your career

In addition to foundational coursework, a minor is required for completion of the bachelor's degree in economics. You are able to choose from a selection of minors to tailor your studies to your personal interests and career goals:

  • Agricultural Business
  • Anthropology
  • Business Administration
  • Gerontology
  • Global and Environmental Sustainability
  • Media Studies
  • Political Science
  • Sociology

Online learning offers flexibility

Taught by the same faculty who teach on campus, this online bachelor's degree in economics allows you to earn the same credentials as on-campus students, but offers the flexibility you're looking for in an online program. The degree is offered by Colorado State University's College of Liberal Arts.

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