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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 to Host Robert I. Strozier Faculty Lecture by Dr. Allison Scardino Belzer on Nov. 10

(November 1, 2017) – In "Women in Uniform One Hundred Years Later: Rethinking World War One in Italy," Belzer chronicles the monumental transition of Italian women from hidden members of society to public representatives of Italian patriotism. This event is free and open to the public.

Read More Armstrong Economic Monitor Reports Steady Economic Growth in 2nd Quarter 2017

(October 2, 2017) - Armstrong State University’s latest Coastal Empire Economic Monitor, which analyzes data and identifies trends affecting the regional economy, reports that the Savannah metro economy continued healthy growth in the second quarter of 2017 while forecasting moderately slower year-end movement.

Read More Armstrong to Present Visiting Writers Series Event Featuring Elise Blackwell on Oct. 5

(September 28, 2017) - Armstrong State University’s College of Liberal Arts will present a reading by acclaimed writer Elise Blackwell. The author of five novels, including Hunger, which was named the "Best Book of 2003” by the Los Angeles Times, Blackwell will read from her latest work of fiction, The Lower Quarter

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.

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