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Department of Economics

Welcome to the Department of Economics

The Department of Economics offers a Bachelor of Arts in Economics, with tracks in general economics or international economics, and a Bachelor of Science in Business Economics with tracks in general economics, finance and marketing. The department also offers an associate degree in business and minors in economics, business, finance, marketing and accounting.

The Department of Economics offers several nonclassroom learning experiences. Students may engage in research with faculty direction, gain experience from internships or broaden their perspective on the world by participating in study abroad programs through the economics department and Office of International Education.

With a close link with the business community, the department's advisory board offers a large number of internship opportunities that are available to economics students.

Many of the Department of Economics' students present their papers at academic conferences, and several of their research papers have been published in refereed academic journals.

The Department of Economics also houses the Center for Regional Analysis, Georgia Council on Economics Education and Small Business Institute.

NEWS:

Read More Economic Monitor Reports Fundamentals Remain Strong for Fourth Quarter 2015

(March 14, 2016) — Armstrong State University’s latest Coastal Empire Economic Monitor reports that the underlying fundamentals of the regional economy remained strong in the fourth quarter of 2015. Impressive gains in total employment were offset by a decline in port activity and a very modest dip in electricity sales. Tourism employment, airport plane boardings and consumer confidence registered gains, as did the coincident index of economic activity for the nation.

Read More Armstrong Students and Professor Honored in Academy of Economics and Finance Research Competition

(February 17, 2016) – Armstrong State University Fuller E. Callaway Professor of Economics Michael Toma and Economics students Thomas Kavoori and Sebastian Hernandez took top honors at the 53rd Annual Academy of Economics and Finance Conference in Pensacola Beach, Fla., Feb. 10-13.

Read More Armstrong Announces Local Partners for 2016 Small Business Consulting Course

(December 2, 2015) – Armstrong State University Assistant Professor of Economics and Director of the Small Business Institute, Dennis Barber, recently secured agreements with five local companies to participate in Armstrong’s spring 2016 Small Business Consulting course. 

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