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Undergraduate studies in economics
Economics is about understanding how decisions get made and to find answers to complex real-world questions. You will develop quantitative skills that will help you understand data by applying theory and modeling techniques.
Our graduates go on to a wide range of exciting careers, such as business and financial analysts, government consultants, policy advisors, investment and retail bankers, management consultants, pension advisors, entrepreneurs, journalists, and more. Our alumni are employed in growing fields such as data science, natural resources, and much more. Explore the paths of SFU economics graduates using the LinkedIn Alumni Tool.
Learn about what kind of careers you can have with an economics degree.
Are you fearless?
If you want more out of university, these opportunities are for you:
- A Co-op placement
- Studying in another country: Explore your options in Finland, Denmark, Korea, and more
- Becoming a leader: join the Economics Student Society
- Volunteering in the community
Are you curious?
Your choice of major is only one of many factors that will influence your future career. Technological advances, economic developments, and political shifts can also play a significant role in your future — and you will be changing as well. So look beyond your major when considering occupations, be open to ideas, and use your time at SFU to purposefully shape your future.
Not sure where to start?
Career Services is here to help you explore your options and create possibilities.