Students majoring in economics must have good command of verbal and written communication skills especially for interviews and presentations. This student should be organized, detail oriented, patient, persistent and enjoy mathematics, especially statistics, as applied to social and economic problems.
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The required and elective courses you would take for Economics majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.
Various specializations related to a major in Economics may be offered by colleges and universities. These specializations may be of greater or lesser interest to you. A few of these specializations related to this field include, but are not limited to: