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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 Selected as National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Scholar

(May 12, 2016) – Armstrong Professor Dr. Elizabeth Desnoyers-Colas has been selected as a National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Scholar to participate in a residency centered on veteran discourse hosted at Virginia Tech. 

Read More College of Education Alumni Honored as 2017 Teachers of the Year

(April 4, 2016) – At a special Savannah-Chatham County Public Schools gala, 28 of Armstrong's College of Education alumni were honored as school-level Teachers of the Year. Savannah-Chatham County Board of Education President Jolene Byrne told attendees that this honor is given in recognition and appreciation of the teachers' service to students and families.

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 Hopkins to Deliver A Moveable Feast Lecture at Massey School

(March 8, 2016) Armstrong will host A Moveable Feast faculty lecture featuring history professor Dr. June Hopkins on Thursday, March 10 at 6 p.m. at The Massey School Classroom, located at 207 East Gordon Street.

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