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What can I do with a major in...?: Economics

Career resources for your major.

About Economics Major

economic analysis


  • B.A. Economics


  • Mathematical Economics



"Students majoring in economics can find multiple employment opportunities upon graduation.  Nearly every industry in the Commonwealth and nation—from agriculture and healthcare administration, to banking and retail employ economists.  Local, state, and federal governments also hire significant numbers of economics graduates."

- CNU Undergraduate Catalog

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Critical Thinking
  • Data Analysis/Interpretation
  • Mathematics
  • Research
  • Resource Allocation
  • Organizational Skills
  • Oral and Written Communication

Next Steps

  • Take the FOCUS (use access code: captains to make your account) to see which careers match your interests
  • Explore where CNU grads with this degree are working/studying
  • Tailor your Resume to your interests
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