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Economics (BA)

What it's all about

With a BA degree in economics, students will develop a strong background in analytical and critical thinking, writing, public speaking, philosophy and mathematics. Pursuing a BA in economics is ideal for pre-law or pre-PhD students. Economics is also offered as a BBA degree through Baylor's Hankamer School of Business, and the BBA is ideal for immediate career entry or a BS degree, which is ideal for those interested in pursuing medical or a scientific field of study.

You might take classes such as:

• The Environment and Economic Analysis
• Economic and Business History
• Principles of Macroeconomics

Graduates of this major go on to:

• work for government agencies
• work at research centers
• teach at educational institutions