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What can a degree in economics do for you?

Economics covers some of the most important current events that shape our country and the world. As a Lumberjack pursuing a degree in economics, you should know that a bright future awaits you after graduation. You’ll find good starting salaries in a variety of industries in the private, public or nonprofit sectors of our economy. You’ll also find that your economics degree is a perfect way to prepare for graduate studies or professional programs like law school or an MBA program.

Which degree in economics is right for you?

BA in Economics

Designed for students seeking a well-rounded educational background, the Bachelor of Arts in economics curriculum includes four semesters of a foreign language and does not require the core coursework necessary in the BBA programs.

Curriculum requirements

View curriculum requirements and course descriptions on the Economics, BA program page of the Undergraduate Bulletin.

Suggested course sequence

Our Economics, BA degree major academic planner (PDF) serves as a guide to be "on track" to graduation by taking the right courses in the right order.

BBA in Economics

Known as the business economics degree, the Bachelor of Business Administration in economics is a great option for students interested in a career as a statistician, economist, financial advisor, stockbroker and more.

Suggested course sequence

Our degree major academic planner serves as a guide to be "on track" to graduation by taking the right courses in the right order.

BBA in Economics
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Minor in economics

Available to all SFA students, regardless of major, an economics minor adds valuable analytical knowledge to any degree. Learn more about curriculum requirements by visiting the program offering webpage on the Undergraduate Bulletin.


Department of Economics and Finance
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