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The Norris-Vincent College of Business is accredited by AACSB International.

 Program Details

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What Can You Do With an Economics Degree?

Start your career as soon as you graduate. The increasing complexity of the global economy and a more competitive business environment are driving a positive jobs outlook for economists and related professionals.

Earning your bachelor’s degree in economics will prepare you for career opportunities as an economist in any type of business, government agency or nonprofit organization.

  • <blockquote class="quote-block--simple"> <p> “I have no doubt, had I not gone through the Angelo State business school myself, that I would be anywhere near where I am today. It’s an honor to own a San Angelo-based business and give back to the university who helped me grow into an entrepreneur. Knowing I can directly influence the next generation of business-owners is an incredible feeling.”</p> <p class="blockquote-author"><strong>Blake Vincent</strong>, Class of 1996</p> </blockquote>
  • <blockquote class="quote-block--simple"> <p> “The economics degree at Angelo State gives another opportunity to students who want to get a background and have a passion for economic development.”</p> <p class="blockquote-author"><strong><a href="/live/news/19048-asu-trailblazer-danny-chavez">Danny Chavez</a></strong>, Class of 2013</p> </blockquote>
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Why Earn My Economics Degree at Angelo State?

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Free Market Institute

Our branch of the Texas Tech University Free Market Institute helps us develop our teaching and research in economics to make sure our curriculum stays on the cutting edge. It also brings in prominent economists from across the country for special presentations. You’ll get to network with some of the top economic minds in the U.S.

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Hands-On Learning

You can engage with professionals at local businesses, firms and nonprofit agencies through our internship and shadowing programs. You can also participate in our McLane Teammates Reading Program and delve into current economic topics. It could lead to a $1,000 scholarship! These types of experiences will give you an advantage when it comes to applying for jobs or for graduate school.

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International Studies

You can gain a global perspective of business and economics on our annual summer study abroad trip to Europe. You’ll visit cities in Austria, Czech Republic, England, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Slovakia and Spain that host numerous multinational corporations and other international organizations. You’ll also get to visit various historical sites to truly broaden your horizons.


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    Challenge Yourself

    Take your education to the next level in the ASU Honors Program. Through special courses, cultural events, research and community engagement, we’ll help you transform your intellectual and personal talents into marketable skills for your future. You’ll also have the opportunity to participate in prestigious internships, fellowships and other programs to reach your full potential.

  • Committed to Your Success

    Our Freshman College is a one-stop resource for programs and services that help you transition into college life, improve your communication skills, and engage in active learning. You can also get academic help in the Math Lab and Writing Center, receive peer mentoring and tutoring through Supplemental Instruction, or set up online tutoring sessions.