As an economics student, you’ll analyze the relationships between production, consumption and the distribution of wealth. You’ll become a critical thinker and skilled communicator. Armed with various tools of economic analysis, you’ll make predictions on future business and wealth accumulation. You will also:
- Discover how microeconomics affects individuals, businesses, and communities.
- Apply economic analysis to evaluate specific policies and everyday problems.
- Solve business problems using appropriate quantitative and qualitative skills.
- Explore fiscal diversity and current global economic challenges.
- Understand how to use statistical analysis for business decision-making.
Your classroom instruction will be enhanced through internships and top-notch instruction by our experienced faculty and staff.
Join: Participate in organizations like Omicron Delta Epsilon International Honor Society in Economics, Delta Mu Delta International Honor Society in Business or the Finance and Economics Club. As a member of these groups, you’ll have access to a wealth of information through conferences, luncheons, speaker series and other networking opportunities.
Experience: Gain firsthand experience through internships with organizations like Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), Bureau of Labor Statistics, the Office of Management and Budget, Federal Reserve Bank and the Departments of Agriculture, State and Commerce as well as private sector organizations.
A concentration in economics prepares you for a variety of rewarding careers in the private sector, government, education, journalism, law and not-for-profit associations. Options include, but aren’t limited to:
- Bank analyst
- Budget analyst
- Field marketing associate
- Financial analyst
- Financial journalist
- Industry analyst
- Leasing consultant
- Loan officer
- Market research analyst
- Operations research systems analyst
- Policy analyst
- Research assistant
- Risk Manager
- Sales engineer
- Social and community service manager
- State policy analyst
- System analyst
- White House economic adviser