Economics BA

Bachelor of Arts in Economics

Economics is the largest and most highly paid field in the social sciences. Economists are in greater demand today than ever before. By pursuing this Bachelor of Arts degree, you will become equipped with a solid foundation in economics, along with gaining the necessary and essential skills to analyze, evaluate and examine information to make sound business decisions. The Economics program offers you three tracks in either general economics, business economics or international economics, which all involve course work in economic theory, econometrics and the fulfillment of a senior thesis.

Industry Highlights

Economics is the largest and most highly paid filed in social science, with those who hold a bachelor's degree receiving an average of $52,926 per year.


Career Opportunities

  • Insurance Companies
  • Accounting Firms
  • Banks
  • Security Firms
  • Industry and Trade Associations
  • Labor Unions
  • Government Agencies
  • Research Firms

Armstrong Edge

Current students take advantage of state-of-the-art computer labs, small class sizes, personalized plans of study and accessible faculty and staff with many years of experience.


Read More Armstrong to Host A Moveable Feast Faculty Lecture Featuring Dr. Lara Wessel and Dr. Nicholas Mangee on Oct. 27

Armstrong will host a free lecture by Political Science Professor Lara Wessel and Economics Professor Nicholas Mangee, who will grapple with the nuances of Hillary Clinton’s and Donald Trump’s political and economic policies. This event is free and open to the public.

Read More Armstrong State University Signs Memorandum of Understanding With Ogeechee Technical College

(August 3, 2016) – Armstrong State University officials signed a memorandum of understanding with Ogeechee Technical College, located in Statesboro, Ga., on August 2, bridging the institution’s programs in Criminal Justice and Information Technology through a rigorous collection of major field courses.

Read More Armstrong English Professor Selected to Attend the Ernest J. Gaines Summer Scholar Institute

(June 28, 2016) – Dr. Carol Andrews, associate professor of English at Armstrong State University, was recently selected to attend the Ernest J. Gaines Center's 2016 National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute, held at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette from May 30 through June 24, 2016.

Read More Armstrong Professor Teresa Winterhalter Invited to Attend Japan Diplomatic Seminar

(June 9, 2016) – Armstrong English professor and Liberal Arts Associate Dean Teresa Winterhalter has been selected to participate in a two-week Japan Diplomatic Seminar in July as part of a grant sponsored by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities and the Japan-U.S. Friendship Commission.

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