Saint Louis University

Major in Economics

Offered by the Saint Louis University John Cook School of Business 

Offered by the Saint Louis University College of Arts and Sciences  

Download a fact sheet about SLU's undergraduate economics degree. 

Saint Louis University Economics Program Overview

Saint Louis University's undergraduate degree in economics helps you develop strong ethical, technical and professional skills, while providing in-depth expertise in economics.

SLU offers two undergraduate options in economics through the John Cook School of Business: a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree with a concentration in economics and, in cooperation with the College of Arts and Sciences, a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics.

SLU's urban location in the city of St. Louis also provides many internship opportunities at financial institutions and governmental agencies that offer career-related work experience. Most internships are paid, and some may also earn academic credit toward your degree.

What You'll Learn in SLU's Economics Program

SLU's undergraduate degree in economics teaches you to apply theory and problem-solving skills, while balancing public policy with the choices faced by today's society. In addition to a strong economics core, you'll also have a choice of upper-level courses to focus your studies, including:
  • Sports Economics
  • Game Theory and Ethics
  • Economics of International Migration
  • Introduction to Urban Economics
  • Health Economics
  • Money and Banking
  • International Trade
  • Public Finance

What Can You Do With an Economics Degree from SLU?

Students who graduate with a degree in economics from Saint Louis University have a long track record of being placed in graduate and professional programs that lead to high-profile jobs. Graduates join a global network of nearly 20,000 alumni of Saint Louis University's John Cook School of Business.

Learn more about SLU's undergraduate admission requirementsscholarships and financial aid, or take our majors quiz to find other SLU undergraduate degrees that might interest you.
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