School of Business


UIndy’s School of Business offers both an economics major and a minor that can compliment other related majors. Majoring in economics gives you analytical training and helps you develop valuable problem-solving skills that provide a great foundation for a career in many industries. Interested in law school? Economics majors perform near the top of all majors on the LSAT exam, according to the Journal of Economic Education.

Program Strengths

  • Two program tracks: international trade and public policy. This gives you more flexibility to pursue careers in either the public or private sector.
  • Because of the required core business classes, UIndy’s economics degree gives you a stronger business foundation than an economics degree from a traditional liberal arts program

"I chose the University of Indianapolis because of the small class sizes, which made it possible for one-on-one learning from professors. Furthermore, the University of Indianapolis location in a major metropolitan city made it possible to have internships at fortune 500 companies, and with sports franchises such as the Colts and Pacers."


Economics Major

Economics students and grads have interned or work for:

  • Ernst & Young
  • Celadon Trucking
  • BrightPoint
  • TekSystems

Potential careers with an Economics degree

  • Marketing or research analyst
  • Public policy consultant
  • Loan officer
  • Economic development consultant
  • Management trainee
  • Budget, financial or market analyst

Economics might be for you if:

  • You are highly motivated
  • You appreciate both quantitative and qualitative aspects of decision making
  • You like solving complex problems
  • You want to advance in leadership positions

Curriculum Guides

These curriculum guides outline the classes you’ll need to take as an Economics major. The general education curriculum guide lists your class options and requirements to fulfill UIndy’s general education requirements, while the Economics curriculum guide lists the classes needed to major in Economics. You’ll need to look at both guides to get a complete picture of what classes you’ll take at UIndy.

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