Economics/Social Studies Major

Study of Economics and Social Sciences

This combined major bachelor of arts degree allows students to study both economics and social studies to broaden their field of study. A curriculum has been developed to showcase the path to earning a degree in this field. This combined major is specifically designed for students who wish to pursue a teaching career at the elementary or high school level.

Detailed Program of Study

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Why Economics and Social Studies?

The combined Economics/Social Studies major provides students a thorough grounding in both economic theory and a broad based study of anthropology, sociology, geography, history and political science. This major is open to any student but is specifically designed for students desiring to pursue a career in teaching.

Career Outlook

Some career options include:

For more information please see a video made by the American Economics Association:  "A Career in's Much More Than You Think"