Here are some of the majors and minors available in this field of study:
Most Popular Majors
- Business Economics
- Asian Languages
Here are a few examples of areas where this exciting field of study is growing and developing.
This field is expected to grow 20% by 2028. Companies are expected to have a growing need for actuaries to develop, price and evaluate a variety of insurance products and calculate the cost of new risks.
As the economy grows, services provided by financial managers, such as planning, directing and coordinating investments, and specialties within the field should be in high demand, leading the field to expand 17% by 2031.
Organizations continue to look for ways to improve efficiency and control costs. The demand for this occupation is expected to grow 11% by 2031.
Below, find examples of additional careers related to this field of study:
- Account Executive
- Business Manager
- Cost Estimator
- Financial Consultant
- Merchandise Manager/Buyer
- Personal Financial Advisor
UCLA offers many resources for deepening your knowledge in your chosen field, including hundreds of research centers, institutes and labs that encourage collaboration across disciplines. Here are a few of the many options in this area:
Through the Blackstone LaunchPad at UCLA and the Summer Accelerator, Startup UCLA provides a community in which students and alumni can develop and launch their ideas under the guidance of top entrepreneurs, investors and skill experts.
Von Gremp Workshop in Economic and Entrepreneurial History
With the establishment of the Von Gremp Workshop, UCLA joined a small number of leading universities with regular workshops in economic and entrepreneurial history.
UCLA Center for Economic History
The center seeks to understand the long-run trends that have led to current public challenges, including social security and pensions, immigration, economic and financial development and technological innovation.
UCLA Social Enterprise Academy
Since 2011, this award-winning program has helped over 40 local nonprofits by connecting them with undergrads who can help them identify earned-income opportunities. Training is led by UCLA faculty, alumni and industry professionals from the Academies of Social Entrepreneurship.