The Bachelor of Science in Economics provides you with a strong foundation in critical and analytical thinking, data analysis, and the theoretical and empirical modeling of individuals, firms, and markets. Furthermore, you have up to 9 free electives whereby you can choose a concentration outside the field to craft a degree program that meets your personal needs and helps you reach your career goals. As an economics major, you will be prepared for employment in the private sector, government agencies, nonprofit organizations, as well as admission to graduate programs or law school.
Specializations (or Careers)
- Market Research/Data Analyst
- Economic Consultant
- Banking/Financial Officer/Credit Analyst
- International Affairs/Government Policy Analyst
- Manager/Management Consultant
- Business Reporter
- Entrepreneur/Small Business Owner
- Military Officer
Admission to the program is based on the university's standard requirements for new or transfer students.
What sets the Economics degree at NC A&T State University apart from many other business-related degrees is that you can tailor your degree to meet your specific career goals. In addition to economics course requirements, you can pick and choose up to ten elective courses (from any department) that you are most interested in taking and that will help further your career.
Curriculum Guide: B.S. in Economics Curriculum Guide
Students' matriculation plans are specific to the date they were admitted to the program.
Transfer students should contact the Department Chairperson to determine how their coursework will transfer.
For program-related questions:
Dr. Jeffrey A. Edwards
Professor of Economics
Department of Economics
College of Business and Economics
For assistance with the admissions process:
Office of Admissions
For assistance with the registration process:
Trevor Taylor, Student Services Coordinator
336-285-3798 or 888-498-6752 (Toll-Free)
Toni McRae, Business Services Coordinator
336-285-3811 or 888-498-6752 (Toll-Free)