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Economics

UWG Department of Economics

Economics is the study of the production, consumption and distribution of goods and services, and how the use of natural, technological and financial resources affect the lives of human beings. Economics is divided into two majors classifications: Macroeconomics and Microeconomics. Macroeconomics involves the economy's business cycle and microeconomics concentrates on the behavior of consumers, workers, and businesses. These two broad areas are comprised of many specialized topics such as international trade, labor unions, and public finance.

Possible Careers
Auditor, Accountant, Bank Officer, Buyer, Consumer Affairs Director, Credit Analyst, Economist, Entrepreneur, Financial Aid Counselor, Financial Analyst, International Trade Economist, Investment Consultant Broker, and International Trade Specialist are a few of the more obvious career choices. But many economics majors also find careers in the fields of Aerospace Industry, Education, Insurance, Management, Market Research, Military &Urban Planning, to name a few.

Degree Options
Bachelor of Arts with a major in International Economic Affairs
Bachelor of Science with a major in Economics
Bachelor of Science with a major in Economics with Secondary Teaching Certification
Bachelor of Business Administration with a major in Economics

For More Information
The Economist http://www.economist.com
Economics Careers http://hsb.baylor.edu/html/gardner/CAREERS.htm
Jobs in Economics http://www.oswego.edu/~economic/jobsecon.htm