About Economics Department

Advantages of an Econ Major

  • A broad set of applied and intellectual skills such as data analytics and critical thinking
  • Complements many other majors
  • Good foundation for graduate school

Advantages of a B.B.A.

  • For some students it may be more suitable as a terminal degree
  • Easier to double major in two business areas

Advantages of a B.A./B.S.

  • Do not need to take the business core - frees up credits
  • Good complement to non-business majors
  • Flexibility for classes needed for graduate school

Careers in Economics

Business

Market Research
Consulting
Advertising
Banking
Finance
Insurance
Manufacturing
Non-Profits

Public Sector

International Trade
Transportation
Economic Development
Public Utilities
Intelligence Agencies

Graduate

M.B.A.
Law
Public Administration
Accounting
Health
Ph.D. in Economics
Ph.D. in Business