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Economics (B.A./B.S.)

Decisions for the future.

Economics graduates tend to work in a variety of industries, working in government, research, financial analysis, and commodity risk management. Economics prepares students to continue their studies in a graduate program. Quite often they go on to graduate studies in Economics, Business (MBA) or Law School.

Is it for you?

This program will be a good fit if you:

  • Enjoy math and working with numbers
  • Are an analytical thinker
  • Interested in local, national and global issues
  • Enjoy research and theory
  • May be interested in graduate or law school

Career Opportunities

  • Banking
  • Business or Financial Analysis
  • Government
  • Graduate School
  • Investments

Recent Employers

  • Financial Institutions
  • Governmental Agencies
  • Regulatory Organizations
  • Public Corporations
  • Private Companies

Internship Opportunities

  • Financial Institutions
  • Governmental Agencies
  • Regulatory Organizations
  • Public Corporations
  • Private Companies

Still deciding? Reflecting on your values, interests, personality traits, and skills will provide valuable insight as you explore major and career choices. FOCUS 2 CAREER, a self-guided assessment, education and career planning program, will help you do just that. SDSU students may access FOCUS 2 CAREER by using the code: jacks. After completing FOCUS 2 CAREER, you may find it helpful to discuss your results with a career coach in the Office of Career Development.