You should major in economics if:

  • You enjoyed social studies or civics classes in high school. 
  • You are interested in learning how the economy affects the future. 
  • You want a career in law, finance, government, policy, or politics. 
  • You’re analytical and organized, and you love getting into the details to solve problems. 

Economics is the foundation for all business decisions. Our economics program focuses on the forces that impact people’s lives locally and globally. Work with your peers and professors to understand the ever-changing fiscal policies and laws, think critically about business and financial strategies, and grow as a professional.

Economics at UL Lafayette

What's Economics Like?

  • Research
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  • Internships
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  • Presentations
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  • Writing
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  • Math
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  • Group work & collaboration
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Top 1%

We are among the top 1% of business schools worldwide accredited in both business and accounting by AACSB.

Life as an Economics Major