Undergraduate Major In Economics

Economics uses the principle of utility-maximizing behavior to provide a framework for studying how people make choices. Our Economics curriculum is designed to give students an understanding of economic theory and its application to a wide range of human behavior. The program provides excellent preparation for careers in business, government, research organizations, and international agencies. It is particularly recommended for students planning graduate study or professional training in fields such as economics, law, business, international studies, public administration, and public health.”

The College of Arts & Sciences offers a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree in Economics: 
Students from the College of Arts & Sciences School may major or double-major in Economics. A key component of this program is the integration of faculty at the College of Arts & Sciences with those in the School of Business Administration.

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What can you do with a major in Economics?
Jobs for bachelor's degree economists: Economics majors are hired by many types of institutions, including financial institutions (banks, investment firms), research institutions (policy research, business information services), corporations, newspapers and periodicals, government organizations (Federal Reserve Banks, U.S. Department of Commerce), and multi-national organizations (International Monetary Fund, World Bank).

Graduate School preparation: Economics majors frequently go on to attend law school, business school, medical school, graduate school in economics, and graduate school in public policy.

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