ESSENTIAL & FOUNDATIONAL
Economics deals with the most difficult issues of our time. It is the key to understanding the forces driving technological, political, and ideological change around the world. As a problem-based discipline, students acquire the analytical mindset and skills applicable to a wide variety of careers in both the private and public sectors.
The Data Analytics concentration offers an in-depth exploration of the interplay of business economics and data, skills that are in demand by employers in the private and public sectors. Because most graduate schools require calculus-based statistics and computer programming experience, this is an attractive option for students who may pursue a PhD in economics.
Technological innovation increases demand for those with data analysis expertise. UM-Flint’s faculty experts help students develop the aptitude and ability to apply the technical know-how needed to take advantage of these opportunities.
In addition to the major concentration, a minor is also available.