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.


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(October 1, 2015) – Armstrong will host a poetry reading by acclaimed poet James Kimbrell, the author of My Psychic and The Gatehouse Heaven. This event will kick off the university's 2015-2016 Visiting Writer Series.

Read More Two Professors Selected as 2015 Governor's Teaching Fellows

(June 4, 2014) — Two faculty members at Armstrong Atlantic State University -- associate professor of Criminal Justice, Social and Political Science Dr. Becky da Cruz and assistant professor of Psychology Dr. Mirari Elcoro -- were recently selected as Governor’s Teaching Fellows for the 2014 Summer Symposium Program.

Read More Joe Buck Named as Savannah Graduates Executive Champion

(March 28, 2015) — Savannah Graduates, a new community-wide initiative focused on creating a more educated workforce in Chatham County, has named Joe Buck as the organization’s executive champion.

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