BA Economics

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Why choose Economics at Saint Leo?

The Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics provides students with the skills needed for professional and personal success. Focused on producing critical thinkers and logical problem solvers with strong analytical skills, coursework in the degree explores how the economic way of thinking can be applied to real-world situations. The business core courses provide you with a modern integrated business curriculum that includes broad exposure to each of the functional areas of business (accounting, finance, management and marketing) to accompany the solid foundation in economics all of which provides you with the opportunity to work in many different careers.

Whether interning for a firm or listening to alumni and working professionals share their industry experience, you'll understand the importance of economics in the real world and on a global scale.

Some amazing classes to take

  • International Economics
  • Game Theory
  • Money and Banking
  • Behavioral Economics
  • Economics in Sport

Professional development opportunities

  • Study abroad: Prepare for life in a global economy by studying abroad at one of the many international universities with whom Saint Leo maintains a partnership.
  • Memberships: Membership in Saint Leo’s chapter of Phi Beta Lambda is open to all business majors.
  • Competitions and conferences: Participate in the annual Business Plan Competition or participate at conferences including Saint Leo’s annual International Business Conference.

What can you do with a degree in Economics?

The answer: Practically everything. Your options are endless.

From the personalized attention with your instructors to internships, study abroad, and co-curricular activities, the opportunities are endless to prepare yourself for success. At Saint Leo University a degree in Economics “Prepares you for a lifetime of decision making!” As an economics major, you will be able to analytically and critically solve complex problems; be skilled in working with data; and be adept at presenting information based on sound methodologies. Government, corporate, private sector, and global industries have a recognized need for graduates with a solid background and understanding of economics.

Career paths include being a:

  • Bank Officer
  • Business Consultant
  • Financial Analyst/Planner
  • Operations/Data Analyst

Watch this short video provided by the American Economic Association that describes some of the exciting opportunities that an Economics degree has to offer individuals just like you.

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