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Economics

An economics major exposes the student to the different areas of economics. Because of the breadth of this degree, it allows maximum flexibility and prepares graduates to enter a wide variety of occupations or attend professional or graduate school in business, economics, finance, government, or law. Economics majors also have the option of receiving either a Bachelor of Arts or a Bachelor of Business Administration degree.


General Information
College
Parker College of Business
Department Website Economics
Degree(s) Offered

Bachelor of Business Administration in Economics

Bachelor of Arts in Economics

Possible Employment Settings
  • Advertising departments
  • Banks
  • Brokerage houses
  • Chambers of Commerce
  • Civic & taxpayer associations
  • Colleges and universities
  • Consumer organizations
  • Department stores
  • Economic research firms
  • Federal & state government
  • Department of Labor
  • Federal Reserve System
  • Insurance companies
  • Investment firms
  • Labor unions
  • Law firms
  • Lobbying organizations
  • Magazines, newspapers
  • Market research departments and firms
  • Personnel departments
  • Political action groups
  • Professional & technical publications
  • Publishers
  • Real estate firms
  • Utility companies
Occupational Opportunities
  • Accountant
  • Actuary
  • Adjuster
  • Advertising Sales Agent
  • Agent/Business Manager for Artists, Performers, & Athletes
  • Agricultural Researcher
  • Appraiser
  • Asset Manager
  • Auditor
  • Bank Examiner
  • Bank Manager
  • Budget Analyst
  • Business Sales Agent
  • Chamber of Commerce Manager
  • Claims (Analyst, Business, Collection Specialist, Consultant, Planner, Government)
  • Compensation and Benefits Manager
  • Credit Analyst
  • Economist (Financial, Industrial, Price, Tax)
  • Financial Advisor
  • Forensic Economist
  • Fundraising Director
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Industrial Labor Relations Director
  • Insurance Agent/Broker
  • Insurance Claims Adjuster
  • Intelligence Specialist
  • Internal Revenue Examiner
  • International Trade Economist
  • Investment Analyst
  • Job Analyst
  • Labor Arbitrator
  • Labor Relations Consultant
  • Labor Union Business Agent
  • Lawyer
  • Legislative Analyst
  • Loan Officer
  • Loan Processor
  • Lobbyist
  • Manager (Business/Sales)
  • Marketing Researcher
  • Placement Director
  • Public Relations Specialist
  • Real Estate Agent
  • Reporter
  • Sales Worker, Security & Finance
  • Securities Trader
  • Small Business Owner
  • Statistician
  • Stockbroker
  • Teacher
  • Underwriter
  • Urban & Regional Planner

 

Professional and Student Organizations
Salary Information

Last updated: 4/11/2019