Western Washington University · Bellingham, Washington
Economics BA, BA
What is the study of Economics BA?
The study of Economics will provide an understanding of economic concepts and the functioning of the economy in addition to the ability to apply economic analysis in problem solving. The Economics Department strives to provide a program which gives students rigorous training in both economic theory and applications.
Why Should I Consider this Major?
A degree in Economics can be the gateway to many careers. Professional economists are employed as advisors and researchers in both business and government and as teachers and researchers in academic institutions. Employment as an Economist generally requires the completion of graduate studies beyond the bachelor's degree. Western's graduates in Economics hold a variety of jobs in business and teaching. In addition, many of Economics graduates have had a high success rate for admissions to professional schools in law and business.
- Financial Planner/ Analyst
- Urban/ Regional Planner
- Economic Researcher
- Corporate Attorney
- Financial Economist
- Real Estate
- Business Management
- Insurance Consultant