It is truly an exciting time to study Economics! To be an Economics major today is to be on the frontier of transformative change: socially, financially, globally, and environmentally.
A Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics will prepare you for graduate study in economics, law, and public policy or for work in government, the non-profit sector, and private industry.
Learn more about the types of classes that you will take as an Economics major by visiting the department’s Degrees & Requirements webpage.
ECONOMICS MAJOR & CAREER EXPLORATION RESOURCES:
To discover applicable job titles, job/internship links, and industry information, visit What Can I Do With This Major? maintained by the Career Center at the University of Tennessee.
To explore specific occupations, the Occupational Outlook Handbook provides everything from quick facts to detailed career path insights including educational requirements and salary ranges. This link will take you directly to information about the occupation of Economist but remember, there are a lot of career options for our Economics majors!