Economics Major

Description: A general program that focuses on the systematic study of the production, conservation and allocation of resources in conditions of scarcity, together with the organizational frameworks related to these processes. Includes instruction in economic theory, micro- and macroeconomics, comparative economic systems, money and banking systems, international economics, quantitative analytical methods, and applications to specific industries and public policy issues.

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Economics Major

What jobs and careers are associated to a major in Economics?

What is the Median Salary Range for Economics Majors?

U.S. Median Salary(starting)

$50,200

U.S. Median Salary(mid-career)

$101,000

Note: These numbers are national averages so you could make more or less than these amounts.

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