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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.

- NACE

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.

NEWS:

Read More Armstrong Professor Named to University System of Georgia College 2025 Initiative Working Group

(August 18, 2017) – University System of Georgia Chancellor Steve Wrigley recently named Armstrong State University Associate Professor of Communications and African-American Studies Elizabeth F. Desnoyers-Colas, Ph.D., to the College 2025 Initiative working group. The group aims to produce more college graduates from Georgia’s public colleges and universities by 2025.

Read More Armstrong to Host Robert I. Strozier Faculty Lecture by Dr. Meimei Lin on Sept. 1

(August 16, 2017)–Armstrong State University will host a free lecture by Dr. Meimei Lin, “What is the Cost to Nature to Sustain an Increasing Population?” Dr. Lin will explore the effects of agricultural intensification on U.S. farmland and how restructured government policies can minimize unintended environmental impacts. This event is free and open to the public.

Read More Economic Monitor Reports Savannah Economic Growth in 1st Quarter 2017

(June 26, 2017) - Armstrong’s latest Coastal Empire Economic Monitor reports that the Savannah metro economy returned to healthy growth in the opening quarter of 2017, as the negative effects of Hurricane Matthew dissipated. Employment, airport travel, retail sales and consumer confidence were especially strong during this period, as was record-setting port activity.

Read More Making Connections: Small Business Class Opens Big Doors

(April 19, 2017) – In the Small Business Consulting course taught by Dennis Barber, Ph.D., Armstrong Economics professor and Small Business Institute director, undergraduates gain firsthand experience in Savannah’s small business community, which is a leader in the state.

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