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"What Can I Do With a Major in...Economics?"

Why Major in Economics?

The graduate with a Bachelor degree in Economics will use the knowledge and skills obtained in the program to:

  • Use economic models to study behavior and can interpret the results of their models.
  • Use these results to make inferences and draw conclusions.
  • Calculate and interpret descriptive statistics.
  • Formulate models for multiple regression analysis.
  • Select appropriate data for multiple regression analysis.
  • Interpret the results of multiple regression analysis.
  • Use a statistical package to do economic modeling.
  • Communicate economic ideas and information in written and spoken form.

Related Career Titles

Account Executive Internal Revenue Agent
Accountant Investment Analyst
Actuary Labor Relations Specialist
Appraiser Land Use Economist
Auditor Loan Officer/Counselor
Bank Manager Market Research Analyst
Bank Representative Market Surveyor
Brokerage Clerk Mutual Fund Representative
Budget Analyst Operations Research Analyst
Buyer Political Scientist
Chief Executive Officer Professor/Educator
Claims Adjuster Public Relations Specialist
Controller Purchasing Manager
Credit Analyst Real Estate Broker
Credit/Loan Worker Regional Economist
Economics Teacher Risk Analyst
Economist Sales Forecaster
Entrepreneur Securities Analyst
Financial Analyst/ Planner Statistical Analyst
Financial Examiner Stockbroker
Financial Manager Systems Analyst
Foreign Service Officer Tax Examiner
Forensic Economist Technical Writer
Historian Treasury Analyst
Insurance Sales Agent Trust Officer
Insurance Underwriter Urban/Regional Planner

Related Job Listings/Job Search Website

AEA Job Openings for Economists
Careers-in-Business, LLC
Economic Societies, Associations, Centers, and Institutes
International Business Careers and Jobs
National Bureau of Economic Research
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Financial Jobs

Affiliated Organizations

Academy of International Business
American Bankers Associations
American Economic Association (AEA)
DECA Delta Epsilon Chi (UCM)
Delta Sigma Pi (UCM)
European Economic Association (EEA)
National Association of Business Economics
National Association of Forensic Economics (NAFE)
Mortgage Bankers Association of America
Phi Beta Lamdba (UCM)
Students in Free Enterprise (UCM)

Four-Year Academic Plan

Economics, B.A. Degree


The career paths listed are those which are commonly associated with this area of study and in no way does this site attempt to suggest that these are all of the career paths possible. Some of the career paths listed may require additional education, training, development, licenses and/or certifications. Listings of resources such as job listings, web links, professional organizations, library publications, and other information found on this page are believed to be accurate and true at the time published. The "What Can I Do With A Major In..." database is reviewed and updated every year in July. While no list is truly exhaustive, if you feel something should be added, deleted, changed or updated on this page, please contact the Career Services Center by e-mail at and an out-of-cycle change will be completed.

Who Can Help Me?

Valery Johnson
Career Development Coordinator

Clarinda Dir
Career Development Coordinator