UChicago Business Economics vs Econ + Data Science

I'm having trouble deciding between majoring in business econ and econ with a specialization in data science. The business econ major requirements mainly include courses on accounting, management, and finance topics whereas the data science track has more of a focus on math, statistics, and econometrics. Which major would be more appropriate for an investment banker?

Link to the major requirements: http://collegecatalog.uchicago.edu/thecollege/eco…

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Aug 19, 2019 - 12:26pm

If you want to be an investment banker, do the business economics track. The data science track isn't really relevant to investment banking and you should only do it if you're actually interested in the data science component.

Aug 19, 2019 - 1:37pm
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