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Economics is a social science concerned with how societies deal with scarcity. The W. P. Carey business degree in economics trains you to model economic phenomena in a precise and rigorous way using quantitative tools such as algebra, calculus, and statistics. You’ll graduate with the qualifications for competitive positions in banking and finance, as well as top graduate programs in economics, business, and law.
As an economics student, you’ll explore everything from pricing strategy and cost-benefit analysis to environmental policy impact and international exchange rates. Learn to think analytically and quantitatively about a variety of economic and financial issues through courses like:
Applied learning experiences help you add context to classroom concepts, uncover new strengths and interests, and challenge yourself to reach new heights. You’ll have many chances to apply and diversify your skills through undergraduate research, internships, targeted career programs, and 45+ business clubs and organizations. Explore more ways to customize your experience at W. P. Carey:
The business degree in economics provides the analytical and quantitative skills you need to thrive in business, government, and public policy. You’ll prepare for diverse and exciting opportunities, including any of the following careers.
*Data obtained from the Occupational Information network (O*NET) under sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).
|Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary||15.12%||$80,490|
|Economics Teachers, Postsecondary||15.12%||$87,950|
|Fish and Game Wardens||8.28%||$48,070|
|Investment Fund Managers||7.32%||$100,890|
|Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists||$60,300|
|Regulatory Affairs Managers||7.32%||$100,890|
|Supply Chain Managers||7.32%||$100,890|
|Wind Energy Project Managers||7.32%||$100,890|
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