Economics Degree

Investigate the conditions and laws affecting wealth in an organized society.

At Park University, our Bachelor of Science in Economics degree program can provide you with an in-depth education in this applied social science, which investigates the conditions and laws affecting the production, distribution and consumption of wealth in an organized society. Whether you are looking to expand your academic horizons or launch your career in the field of economics, your first step to a successful future begins with us.

Locations & Learning Options

As a student in our Bachelor of Science in Economics program, you’ll be required to take face-to-face classes at our Parkville, Missouri campus. Students who minor in economics will also be required to attend classes in Parkville. This degree requires a minimum of 120 completed credit hours, including 77 hours of degree-specific core curriculum courses. Refer to your catalog for a complete listing of coursework for this degree.

  • Parkville, MO
  • Parkville, MO

B.S. MAJOR

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MINOR

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Dr. Robert Kao

Chair
Associate Professor of Finance
rkao@park.edu

Kirby R. Brown


Dean, College of Management
kirby.brown@park.edu

Dr. Penelope DeJong


Associate Professor of Marketing
Penelope.DeJong@Park.edu

Dr. Peter Soule


Professor of Economics
Pete.Soule@Park.edu

Professor of Economics

Dr. Stephen Bell


Professor of Economics
stephen.bell@park.edu

Gain specialized knowledge to pursue a career in economics.

Economics is the social science that investigates the conditions and laws affecting the production, distribution and consumption of wealth in an organized society. Our Bachelor of Science in Economics degree program can prepare you for a career in business, government and other institutions serving in various staff and management positions. If you are wishing to enhance your academic background, pursue graduate studies or advance your career, this program is for you.

Careers

Our programs will prepare you for a career as a:

  • Financial Analyst
  • Accountant
  • Business Reporter
  • Economic Consultant
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Program Highlights

When you join us in the Bachelor of Science in Economics degree program, you will have the opportunity to pursue a broad range of advanced career and academic prospects. Many undergraduate students combine a Bachelor’s in Economics with another related major such as political science, information and computer sciences, business or communications.

Others with an economics major may plan to continue into graduate work in economics or other areas, which qualifies them to serve in Kansas City or beyond as economists or other specialists in government, business or higher education.

Related programs

Park University’s degree programs are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Park University is a private, non-profit, institution of higher learning since 1875.