If you are looking for a comprehensive view of economics with a focus on theory and its applications to business and finance, consider a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics.

Outstanding Preparation
The Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics prepares you for careers that require an in-depth understanding of the forces of the economy. As a social science, economics is concerned with the major issues of today. The program enables you to understand how society chooses to use its resources to attain alternate and often conflicting goals.  

You will develop a broad general knowledge of the traditional liberal arts disciplines while developing a greater depth of knowledge in economics. Economics emphasizes analysis, logical thought and problem solving skills valued by large and small companies. With a degree in economics you will find employment in national and multi-national corporations, financial institutions, unions, all levels of government and agribusiness.

Fact
Businesses and organizations across many industries are increasingly relying on economic analysis and quantitative methods to analyze and forecast business, sales, and other economic trends. As a result, demand for economists is strongest in private industry, especially in management, scientific, and professional consulting services.
(Source: Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2012-2013 edition, U.S. Department of Labor).  

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