Earn a Degree in Economics
Boost Your Career Options
Earning an associate's degree in Economics increases your analytical and problem-solving skills, which in turn boosts your options for careers.
The economy influences consumers, businesses, and governments. Those with the power to understand it, interpret its impact, and make informed decisions and predictions about it are always in demand.
Courses are flexible - only pay $46 dollars a unit plus fees.
Courses to Consider
Macroeconomics (ECN 001A)
A general study of the U.S. economy, including national output, employment, price level, and fiscal and monetary policy.
Microeconomics (ACC 073)
A study of decision making by households, firms, and government in a market-oriented economy.
Global Economy (ECN 006)
Examine the core concepts and prominent forces of international economics and the relationships of nations and their economic policies.
- Logical and Critical Thinking skills
- Understand complex issues
- Data analysis and understanding economic data
- Using economic reasoning to make decisions
- Evidence based approaches to problems
- Research skills
- Written and spoken communication
- Time management
- Commercial and cultural awareness
Select Jobs in the Field
- Commodities broker
- Credit analyst
- Economic forecaster
- Financial adviser
- Trust administrator
- Broker in securities, exchanges, brokers
- Investment banker
- Market Research
You may also check out the salaries of economics majors compared to other majors on Project Hamilton.
Still not sure what you could do with an economics major? Visit the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta website or watch the American Economic Association short video “A career in Economics... it's much more than you think.”