|Why Major in Economics?
Economics is the study of how societies, governments, businesses, households, and individuals allocate their scarce resources. It is an exciting and increasingly important field of study. Students who major in economics graduate with certain core competencies which are valuable in the job market.
|Real estate specialist||International trade specialist|
|Labor relations researcher||Commodities trader|
|Commodity analyst||Environmental specialist|
|Investment banking analyst||Economic news analyst|
|Compensation administrator||Natural resources specialist|
|Market research specialist||Assistant to chief economist|
|Technical writer||Public affairs officer|
|Economic research consultant||Financial analyst|
|Population studies analyst||Urban affairs specialist|
|Data analyst||Transportation planner|
|Urban/ regional planner||Human resources specialist|
A major in economics is also an excellent background for students who intend to continue their studies beyond the bachelor's degree. In particular, it is a very good preparation for law school, MBA programs, programs in public administration, master's and PhD programs in economics, and graduate school in other business and social science disciplines.
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