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Why Major in Economics?

Economics prepares students for careers in business, government, law, and education. CSULB economics majors graduate with a valued skillset, are better prepared for graduate school, have flexibility in career opportunities, and more likely to receive higher salaries than business and accounting degrees. Discover more!

Student Highlight

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We are featuring students in our Student Showcase outside SSPA – 361A! Please stop by and see their interview questions and answers about their experiences in the Economics Department. This is a great opportunity to get to know some of your peers and how Economics has impacted them for the better. Check out our Student Highlight page to view individual interviews!

Get Involved!

Join one of our academic clubs! The Department of Economics has three student organizations. Get involved and create positive experiences and relationships to get the most of your time at “The Beach.” While you are you will also have the chance to:

  • Attend fun and interesting events with your peers, such as the Economics Seminar Series
  • Network with faculty and off-campus speakers, and
  • Run for a leadership position and learn valuable communication and team leadership skills.