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Economics - BA

Study historical trends to make economics forecasts that will maximize profits.

WHY STUDY ECONOMICS?

Economists are needed to conduct research, collect and analyze data, monitor economic trends, and develop forecasts on a wide variety of issues, including energy costs, inflation, interest rates, exchange rates, business cycles, taxes, and employment levels, among others.

WHAT WILL I LEARN?

Analyze and study basic principles. Review economic policy decisions and their effects. And get involved -- really involved. Join our Business Club. Compete in the AT&T Stock Challenge. Work on research with your professors.

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WHAT CAN I DO WITH A DEGREE IN ECONOMICS?

Our program will prepare you for a satisfying career. Our graduates are working at American Express, banks and financial institutions, and chambers of commerce in large cities. Or, you can go on to graduate school and study law, business administration, or political science.

Job Titles:

  • Economist
  • Sales analyst
  • Investment administrator
  • Financial service manager
  • Securities analyst
  • Market researcher
  • Income portfolio manager
  • Customer profit analyst
  • Economic forecaster
  • Research analyst

Employers:

  • Stock exchange
  • Bank
  • Manufacturing firm 
  • Economic research institution  
  • International trade company
  • Government agency
  • Real estate agency
  • Oil company
The faculty try their absolute hardest to give each individual student a clear path to success. Laura Abreau ’19