Bachelor of Science in Economics
Making an impact on your community and society at large means recognizing your strengths and optimizing them so you can take action. If you have an interest in numbers, business, and analytical thinking, earning your undergraduate degree in economics can be the first step toward a rewarding career.
Economists conduct research, collect and analyze data, monitor economic trends, and develop forecasts. Their research might focus on topics such as energy costs, inflation, interest rates, farm prices, rents, imports, or employment. Economists work mainly in business, finance, and government and the profession is projected to grow significantly over the next few years.
A bachelor’s degree in Economics from AUM provides students with a strong combination of theory and the practical, hands-on learning you need to hit the ground running in your career. You could work in economic analysis, economic and business modeling, economic and market forecasting, law, banking and finance, corporate finance, international business, or public service.
In this degree program, you can concentrate your studies in general Economics, International Economics and Commerce,or Political Economy.
The Economics department offers various scholarship opportunities to help students pay for school. Our study abroad program includes travel to Germany to visit the Borse Frankfurt Stock Exchange, Spanish Stock Exchange, and London to explore the London Stock Exchange
What you will know with a Economics degree from AUM
The courses in this program help you become a critical thinker, with skills such as collecting and evaluating information, drawing conclusions and evaluating those conclusions.
Writing, researching, presenting, and collaborating are vital skills in this kind of work. You’ll start developing those skills in this program as you learn the fundamentals of economics.
This program will help you prepare for graduate studies–should you choose to pursue them–to advance in your career and have the best shot at leadership roles.
Through internship opportunities, study abroad, hands-on assignments, and professional networking opportunities, you’ll be ready to jump into the job market.
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Accountants track the flow of money for businesses and individuals. Economists track the larger trends that drive money and the resources that money represents. Both help businesses and governments plan for the future, make sound financial decisions, and set fiscal policies.
They share courses in the University core, business classes, and some economics classes. However, in your third and fourth years of study, you’ll have the opportunity to zero in on the concentration of your interest.
With an economics degree, you will be ready to undertake a variety of career choices. AUM’s Career Development Center helps you jumpstart your job search and use your network to expand your career options.
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With this bachelor’s degree as your educational foundation, you have many career possibilities.
Note: Salaries vary depending on several factors including your level of experience, education, training, demographics, and industry. Here is a sampling of the future job growth and salaries according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
At AUM’s College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, you will have powerful learning experiences, working side by side with professors who have real-world experience.
Our academic departments include Communication and Theatre, Criminal Justice, Economics, English and Philosophy, Fine Arts, History and World Cultures, Political Science and Public Administration, Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work, and Army ROTC. To help you pay for college, you might qualify for one of our scholarships.
Bachelor of Science in Economics
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To complete this degree concentration, you will need to complete courses in the university core, Economics, and electives. Contact us for a current listing of courses required to complete this program.
The course listings below are only a few of the classes this concentration requires. For a full review of this program in detail, please see our official online catalog AND consult with an academic advisor.
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This is one of the most active clubs on campus and has regular meetings with speakers that address student’s current and future concerns, such as credit ratings, retirement planning, student loan debt, internships, and employment opportunities. There are also travel abroad opportunities.
This honors society provides suitable honors to promising students and encourages scholarship through annual conferences and the publication of its official journal, The American Economist.