Economics is the social science of production and exchange of goods and services within a society. By earning an Economics Degree, students gain a big-picture perspective on the business world and how economic health is measured quantitatively. Economics is a popular major among liberal arts students who want to apply... these principles to a career in Business, Finance, or Academia.
Entry-level jobs in Economics usually requires a Bachelor Degree in Economics. ABA. or BS in economics usually qualifies someone for a job as a Research Assistant, while a job further up the corporate ladder usually requires at least a Master Degree in Economics.
By studying economics at the college level, students gain the quantitative skills needed to understand the complex world of finance. Skills include research, data collection, analysis, and presentation. Courses for economics degrees include Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Statistics, Sampling Theory and Survey Design, as well as some in related fields like Mathematics and Computer Science. Over half of all economists are employed by the government, with the remaining spread across the private sector.
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Master the microeconomic and macroeconomic skills critical to understanding business, through Liberty University Online's Bachelor of Science in Business program with a specialization in Economics. more >
The Associate in Arts in Economics program is designed to provide current and relevant knowledge of economic principles and policies. more >
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The Bachelor of Science in Economics/Finance program at Southern New Hampshire University has a dual mission: to examine the behavior of the economy and its relationship to business and government and more >
Understanding the fundamentals of economics is excellent preparation for careers in business, industry, banking and government, graduate work in economics and social sciences, and advanced professiona more >