Economics Major (BA) and Minor
Lynchburg’s economics major (BA) is designed to provide a well-rounded knowledge of the theoretical and institutional structure of economic activities with specific emphasis on the free market system. Course work is available to give economics majors the knowledge and skill to conduct professional economic research and analysis and to provide a firm basis for continuation of study at the graduate level.
The minor gives you a solid foundation in economic fundamentals.
What Will I Study?
Economics majors study economic principles, theory, and history; money, credit, and banking; finance and investment; and ethics.
What Can I Do With This Degree?
Economic study can prepare you for a variety of careers. Common careers for economics majors include:
- Economic consultant
- Teacher or professor
- General manager
What Are Some of Our Graduates Doing?
- Vice President, Association of Postal Commerce
- Metro NY Regional Sales Manager, Merril Lynch
- Associate, U.S. Trust’s Wealth Management Unit
- President & CEO, Memorial Credit Union
- Fraud Analyst II, Bank of America
Gerald Prante, PhD
Associate Professor of Economics
Chair of the Economics Department