The bachelor of arts degree with a major in economics prepares students for a variety of careers in business and government. The degree also provides the foundation for teaching in elementary and secondary schools and for more advanced study in economics, business, law, and other related fields.
The bachelor of arts degree with a major in business economics provides students with the tools of economic analysis and their application in a business environment. The business economics major prepares students for careers in the private or public sector. Students completing this major will have a solid foundation in microeconomic theory, macroeconomic theory, and quantitative methods. They will have also completed courses in international economics and business administration. The bachelors degree in business economics is excellent preparation for graduate study in economics, business administration, public administration, and law.
The Bachelor of Arts in Economics with an option in Mathematical Economics and Economic Theory provides students with the tools of economic analysis with an emphasis on economic theory, economic optimization and statistics. This option is recommended for students interested in graduate study in economics.