Are you intrigued by economic forecasts and interested in market trends? Do you want to build a foundation for a career in business or government?

Study micro and macroeconomics as well as current issues in economics courses. Economists work in businesses, helping their firms adapt to changing economic environments. Most economists employed by the government are specialists in agriculture, labor, business, and international trade.

Careers in Economics

  • Work as a business writer/editor, stockbroker, or appraiser.
  • Work in business as a market research analyst, pricing analyst, or salary specialist.
  • Become a mortgage loan specialist, urban planner, or tax analyst.

Transfer Opportunities and Pathways

An Economics major can be found at many bachelor’s granting institutions. Some universities and colleges may even have similar, but more specified majors to explore, that could align better with your interests. Examples include Managerial Economics, Accounting, Statistics, Public Policy Analysis, Finance, Applied Mathematics, and many more.

  • Search a list of Economics related majors at the UCs and CSUs
  • Compare average admit GPAs across similar majors at the UCs
  • Learn what major prep courses you need to take in order to transfer to the UCs or CSUs
  • Explore similar majors at private and out-of-state institutions
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