Why UM-Flint


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. 

Next steps for freshmen

Next steps for transfer students

Economics General Program (BS)

Economics Department information  

The Bachelor of Science in Economics is intended to provide a more rigorous option for students interested in graduate school, given the quantitative nature of graduate study and the profession in general.

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