When IBM’s Deep Blue supercomputer defeated reigning world chess champion Garry Kasparov in 1997, some said it was the beginning of a long-predicted takeover of the human world by Artificial Intelligence. Similar concerns were expressed when the internet...
Economics and Finance
This department offers bachelor degree programs in economics and finance, and these degrees are among the most popular on campus. We prepare our undergraduate students to thrive in demanding graduate programs across the country and in careers with industry leaders and government. We also offer master programs in economics, financial economics, and data analytics. Faculty in our department are leading experts in their fields and have been honored with numerous teaching, mentoring, and research awards.
Economics and Finance Students in Industry
In recent years, our students have been recruited by industry leaders such as Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, JP Morgan Chase, Koch Industries, Zions Bank, and many more.
Our graduates have been placed into programs at Utah State, UC Berkeley, Stanford, Harvard, Utah, Oxford, UC San Diego, Arizona, Cornell, Northwestern, Chicago Booth, Purdue, Penn State, Kentucky, North Carolina, Arizona State, and many more.