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Undergraduate Majors

Ohio University's nine undergraduate colleges offer more than 250 programs of study. Students may select from a wide variety of majors, minors and certificates. While most undergraduate programs at the Athens campus are designed to be completed in four years, a limited number of two-year degree programs are available as well.

Economics Major (B.S.)

Major code BS4225

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

Vahe Lskvyan or William Shambora, contact person s

lskavyan@ohio.edu

shambora@ohio.edu

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 postions 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.

Browse through dozens of internship opportunities and full-time job postings for Ohio University students and alumni on Bobcat CareerLink, OHIO's key resource for researching jobs, employers, workshops, and professional development events. An additional career-related resource for students is the American Economic Association.