Essay about economics degree

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ECONOMICS MAJORS AND MINORS

Economics is considered one of the most flexible of all the potential fields of undergraduate study.

A major in economics can be pursued either through the College of Arts and Sciences (BA) or the Boler School of Business (B.S).

BA in economics can be easily combined with a minor or concentration in some other area of study.

STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS

The Economics Association – student organized and managed association with a faculty advisor. Provide students with a variety of academic and social activities.

Omicron Delta Epsilon (honorary economics organization) provides students with a variety of academic and social activities.

INTERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Provide students with additional preparation for entering the work force.

Exposure to a variety of work experiences associated with a career in economics.

Potential opportunity for full-time employment after graduation.

Monetary compensation for internship employment.

Center for Career Services provides assistance in identifying these opportunities.

STUDY ABROAD

London Program – Entire Spring semester in London

Ghana Summer Institute – Summer in Ghana

India Winter Institute –Winter in India

As well a other study-abroad options that can be designed in conjunction with JCU’s Center for Global Education

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

American Express
Avery Dennison
Capital Planners, Incorporated
Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
GE Capital, Corp
Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
Jesuit Volunteer Corporation
Key Bank
McDonald & Co. Securities
Merrill Lynch
Midwest Research
Morgan Stanley
National City Bank
Price Waterhouse
Progressive Insurance
Purdential Securities
Sherwin Williams
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GRADUATE SCHOOL OPPORTUNITIES

Law School (JD)

Public Policy (Masters)

Teaching

Ph.D programs.

Masters of Business Administration (MBA)

Many regard the study of economics to be particularly beneficial because of its logical, ordered approach to problem solving.

SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS

Based on meritorious scholastic achievement, involvement in student and community activities, and demonstrated financial need, are available.

ECONOMICS ACHIEVEMENT AWARD student that attains the highest score o the Economics Comprehensive Exam

JOHN MARSHALL GERSTING AWARD to an outstanding graduating major in Economics.

JOSEPH & NINA BOMBELLES AWARD IN ECONOMICS for achievement in international, environmental, or global economic affairs.

MICHAEL J. LAVELLE, S.J., SCHOLARSHIPS for meritorious scholastic achievement and demonstrated financial need.

OMICRON DELTA EPSILON JUNIOR HONORS AWARD for the highest ranking junior Economics major with at least…