Economics

Business Administration
This major is designed to give the student a broad knowledge of business/economic tools which provides a foundation for careers in business, economics, finance, or law.   The versatility of the degree is the exposure it provides to all areas of the business curriculum.  Because of the breadth of the degree, it allows maximum flexibility and prepares graduates to enter a wide variety of occupations or attend professional or graduate schools.


General Information
College
College of Business Administration
GPA Requirement 2.5
Department Website Finance & Economics
Degree(s) Offered
  • Bachelor of Business Administration in Economics
  • Bachelor of Arts in Economics
Areas of Emphasis
  • Emphasis in International Business– This option prepares the student to assess and respond to opportunities and problems of international trade, international finance, and multinational markets and organizations.
Possible Employment Settings
  • Advertising departments
  • Banks
  • Chambers of Commerce
  • Civic & taxpayer associations
  • Colleges and universities
  • Consumer organizations
  • Magazines, newspapers
  • Market research departments and firms
  • Personnel departments
  • Political action groups
  • Research & development firms
Occupational Opportunities
  • Actuary
  • Administrative officer, government service
  • Administrator, contract and order
  • Analyst, credit
  • Bank officer
  • Budget consultant
  • Business agent, Labor Union
  • Buyer
  • City planning aide

Graduate Schools (Ph.D.programs):

  • Clemson University
  • Georgia State University
  • London School of Economics
  • Northeastern University
  • Florida State University
  • University of Barcelona
  • University of Georgia
  • University of Florida
  • Columnist/commentator
  • Commodity industry analyst
  • Consumer affairs director
  • Contract administrator
  • Director/institutional research
  • Director/employment research planning
  • Labor relations representative
  • Lobbyist

 Graduate Schools (Law Programs):

  • Georgetown University
  • Emory University
  • University of Georgia

 

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Last updated: 9/30/2014

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