The Bachelor of Arts degree in economics at the University of Mount Union covers economic principles including micro, macro, managerial, and global economics. As an economics major, students explore topics such as financial accounting and quantitative methods while gaining valuable skills for a career in the field. The economics major combines practical preparation with a liberal arts foundation, which guides students as they seek solutions for a broad spectrum of challenges.
Economics majors will acquire an overall understanding of business organizations and develop a deeper grasp of the intricacies involved with international operation. Students explore the impact of politics, different cultures, and international diplomacy on the opportunities available to the corporations of the world.
Economics Major Quick Facts
The economics degree requires 120 credit hours of coursework, with 47 hours taken in the major. The University’s general education program, the Integrative Core, allows students to explore areas outside of their field of interest while developing essential leadership and communication skills that employers value. Experiential learning opportunities will give you many chances to put classroom knowledge to work. These opportunities, which complement classroom learning, include:
- Internships in the field
- Service-learning opportunities
- Individual or collaborative research opportunities with faculty
- Membership in Mount Union’s chapter of Tau Pi Phi, a business honorary