Harness the Power of Economics
The Business Economics major is for students who want to understand decision-making and problem-solving in the context of business and social environments. The major fosters an understanding of the objectives and functions of a private enterprise economy and applies these principles to business and social problems.
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Curriculum and Courses
The Economics major emphasizes a broad curriculum with additional studies in the liberal arts. With the liberal arts foundation and your economics program, you learn a way of thinking about the world rather than just acquiring the tools for one specific job. This gives you a sound underpinning not just for entry-level jobs, but for more advanced positions. Because economics majors receive a broad, theoretical background, the presidents of many large corporations have a degree in economics.
Recent graduates report job titles such as research analyst for the Tax Analysis Division in the Ohio government. Another works for Ohio's Legislative Budget Office as an economic analyst. Others work for private firms as forecast analysts, economic analysts, and investment bankers and advisers.
Economics has taught me perseverance and how to ask for help. Even if I don’t understand something, I know I should not abandon it because it is difficult.
Justice Hubbard ’20
Economics, Political Science, Pre-law
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