Economics (BS, BA)

Program Overview

The BA provides undergraduates with comprehensive exposure to the principles and tools of economics. The BS provides coursework in economic analysis, financial economics and economic policy analysis for undergraduates planning advanced study or careers in economics, financial analysis or government.

Degrees Offered

  • BS in Economics
  • BA in Economics

Internships, research opportunities and more

Students interested in interning are encouraged to consult with the Fleishman Center for Career and Professional Development. The J.C. Liu Honors Thesis Program is a three-semester program beginning junior year during which students work one-on-one with a faculty member they select on a topic of interest to them.

Coursework

Some courses to consider in your first year:

After You Graduate

Economics majors gain a wide range of skills that are easily transferable, including an ability to think analytically and logically, perform well in written and oral expression and conduct quantitative research. These skills enable students to pursue careers in a variety of fields.

Although various roles in business are most common, economics majors are successful in law, medicine, government, nonprofits and international relations, as well as in academic roles. Read more about careers for economics majors..

Accelerated/4+1 Degrees

You may also be interested in our accelerated/4+1 degree programs which allow students to complete their bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in just 5 years: