Economics

Economics is the social science that examines the production, distribution, and consumption of resources, goods, and services by collecting and analyzing data, researching trends, and evaluating economic and financial issues. Students in this major are taught analytical skills and their applications to better understand human behavior. Both the BA and BS are availabile options.

The Bachelor of Arts in Economics degree teaches students analytical thinking skills and their applications to better understand human behavior. The degree plan is designed to allow opportunities for applied exploration of economic principles and theory through research, internship, and study abroad opportunities while focusing on foreign language and the development of rational thought and critical thinking. At the completion of the degree, students are prepared for a wide variety of post-graduate options including: international business, law school, government and public policy professions, and non-profit organizations.

The Bachelor of Science in Economics degree teaches students analytical thinking skills and their applications to better understand human behavior. The degree plan is designed to allow opportunities for applied exploration of economic principles and theory through research, internship, and study abroad while focusing on quantitative skills and the development of rational thought and critical thinking. At the completion of the degree, students are prepared for a wide variety of post-graduate opportunities including: financial and banking careers, actuarial science, graduate school in social science and law, and government, public policy and political professions.

What do you want to do with Economics?

Career ideas for Economics majors

Actuary, Appraiser, Auditor, Bank Manager, Broker, Budget Analyst, Business Consultant, Credit Analyst, Economist, Financial Advisor/Analyst/Manager/Planner, Human Resource Representative, Insurance Underwriter, Lawyer, Lender (Corporate, Commercial, or Real Estate), Purchasing Agent or Buyer, Real Estate Agent, Teacher, and more

Remember: Your major does not equal your career! For more ideas about how to put your education to work, talk with your specific Career Advisor.

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