BA in Economics

General

Program Description

The B.A. in Economics provides students with a rigorous applied and theoretical curriculum designed to prepare them for careers in quantitative and analytical positions in private, public and nonprofit organizations. The curriculum is designed around five concentration tracks based on faculty skills and popular career paths, but Economics majors have a great deal of freedom to choose elective courses that meet individual goals.

Program Benefits

This program is rigorous yet accessible. Benefits include:

  • Build/enhance quantitative and written skills
  • Sharpen critical and analytical thinking power
  • Dynamic range of concentrations available
  • Almost all courses taught by field experts
  • Opportunities for research collaborations

Career Opportunities

The B.A. in Economics prepares you for careers such as:

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Business Analyst
  • Data/Financial Analyst
  • Applied Statistics
  • Pricing Specialist

Minors

  • Economics

Testimonial

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Last updated Jun 2020

About the School

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