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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 appropriate concepts and methods of analysis to identify and examine economic conditions and policies.
  • Communicate effectively with consumers and producers of economic information and systems.
  • Select, collect, and manipulate data and interpret results.
  • Consider the economic issues in the context of individual values, social values, and historical and global circumstances.
  • Demonstrate quantitave and statistical knowledge and skills.

Related Career Titles

Account ExecutiveInternal Revenue Agent
AccountantInvestment Analyst
ActuaryLabor Relations Specialist
Appraiser Land Use Economist
Auditor Loan Officer/Counselor
Bank ManagerMarket Research Analyst
Bank Representative Market Surveyor
Brokerage ClerkMutual Fund Representative
Budget AnalystOperations Research Analyst
BuyerPolitical Scientist
Chief Executive OfficerProfessor/Educator
Claims AdjusterPublic Relations Specialist
ControllerPurchasing Manager
Credit AnalystReal Estate Broker
Credit/Loan Worker Regional Economist
Economics Teacher Risk Analyst
EconomistSales Forecaster
EntrepreneurSecurities Analyst
Financial Analyst/ PlannerStatistical Analyst
Financial Examiner Stockbroker
Financial ManagerSystems Analyst
Foreign Service OfficerTax Examiner
Forensic EconomistTechnical Writer
HistorianTreasury Analyst
Insurance Sales AgentTrust 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?

Sarah Cavanah
Career Development Coordinator