What will I learn?

The study of economics and finance equips students to analyze a broad range of socioeconomic phenomena and policy alternatives. Regulation, environmental protection, economic growth and development, the distribution of income, resource allocation, international trade and finance, comparative economic systems, inflation, and the level of employment are some traditional topics of economics. The finance courses focus on financial definitions and concepts involving sources and uses of funds, personal investment strategy, and financial institutions.

The economics and finance course of study contains a theoretical core supporting the finance, accounting, marketing, and management fields. It is designed to prepare graduates for management or analytical careers in business or government. In addition, the major provides a foundation for graduate study in a variety of fields. Faculty advisors will work closely with students to assist them in planning their course work to achieve personal career objectives.

Students who complete the economics and finance program will be able to:

Understand economic concepts and relationships; Understand financial decision making at the individual, corporate, and public policy levels; Improve problem-solving skills through the application of economic and financial concepts; Evaluate economic and financial issues in a global context.

Which department am I in?

College of Business

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
US$10,848.00 per year
USD $5,424 (based on 12 credit hours) – This fees for 2017-2018 academic year and may subject to change
Start date

Expected January, August 2022


College of Business

Rothwell Hall 431,

106 West O Street,



72801, United States

Entry requirements

For international students

Students must have completion of secondary education requirements or the equivalency of US high school.

A minimum score of 500 on the written TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language), 173 on the computerized TOEFL or 61 on the Internet-based TOEFL. Send your scores using the Arkansas Tech University's school code: 6010.

A minimum score of 5.5 on the International English Language Testing System (IELTS). Send your official score card to Arkansas Tech University.

An EIKEN score of Grade 2A. Send your official score card to Arkansas Tech University.

A minimum score of 42 on the PTE (Pearson Test of English).

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.