Economics

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Applied Economics Option

General Economics Option

International Economics Option

Degree Options

  • B.A. in Applied Economics
  • B.A. in General Economics
  • B.A. in International Economics
  • Minor in Economics

Who Would be Interested in Economics?

Students who are interested in:

  • Banking, finance and insurance
  • Manufacturing and management
  • Market research
  • Federal and state governments
  • Graduate school in economics, business and law

Why Economics?

  • Excellent preparation for many careers in business and government
  • Develops strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Cultivates knowledge on important economic issues
  • Provides flexibility and versatility
  • Complements other fields such as computer science, mathematics, political science and statistics

What are the Requirements to be Admitted to the Program?

Students may select any of the Economics Program degree options as their major upon applying to the university.

Where Are Recent Graduates Employed?

  • JP Morgan Chase Bank
  • Citi Group
  • Social Security Administration

How Do I Get More Information?

www.economics.eku.edu
Contact Dr. Gyan Pradhan, Department of Economics Chair
gyan.pradhan@eku.edu