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Economics Major (B.S.)

Program Overview

The B.S. degree in economics is a program which will focus on a mathematical approach to economics as well as related computational skills and statistical analysis. In the B.S. in economics program, students will obtain the knowledge needed for graduate study or for employment in research positions which use formal mathematical modeling, computational approaches or statistical analysis.

Admissions Information

Freshman/First-Year Admission

No requirements beyond University admission requirements but math placement at level 2 or higher is strongly recommended.

Change of Program Policy

No selective or limited admission requirements.

External Transfer Admission

No requirements beyond University admission requirements.

Opportunities Upon Graduation

Candidates can pursue careers in the public and private sectors. Estimates of demand for graduates with this training are far above demand for graduates without this training. Careers can include budget analysts, survey researchers, management analysts, operations analysts or careers in academia for graduates who pursue a Ph.D.

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Academic Catalog

The academic catalog provides additional information about curriculum and courses for this major.
Academic Catalog

Program Details

Degree
Bachelor of Science
Code
BS4225

Contact

College of Arts and Sciences 
Economics Department 
Bentley Annex 360
Phone: 740.593.2040
Fax: 740.593.0181
http://www.ohio.edu/economics 

Administrative Contact

Contact Persons:
Harold Winter, Chair
winter@ohio.edu