Why Study Economics?
Academic Opportunities


The Department of Economics offers both a Bachelor of Science and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics.

Because the field of economics is so broad, you have the ability to customize your major to fit your specific interests or career goals.


For general information regarding the ECON Major, the degrees' differences, and their requirements, click here.

For more in-depth information on the plans of study, click here.


Of Uconn's 2022 graduates, economics was the second most popular major.


All students are able to declare a minor in economics and may do so in conjunction with other minors.


To learn more about the requirements and how to declare a minor in economics, click here.