Economics Degree at University of San Diego (USD)

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Economics Degree

The economics program at University of San Diego prepares students for careers as a consultant, financial analyst, market analyst, public policy analyst, purchasing manager, and research assistant. The program focuses on the systematic study of the production, conservation, and allocation of resources in conditions of scarcity, together with the organizational frameworks related to these processes. Program courses include: economic theory, micro and macroeconomics, comparative economic systems, money and banking systems, international economics, quantitative analytical methods, and public policy issues. Get more details below including other California colleges that offer economics degrees.

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Students Enrolled in the Economics Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. USD offers a bachelor's degree program in economics.

Students by Gender (2014)

 Graduates
Male21
Female3

Students by Race (2014)

 Graduates
Asian1
Hispanic6
White15

Source: IPEDS Survey 2008-2014: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Economics program at University of San Diego, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:

Economists

Description

Conduct research, prepare reports, or formulate plans to address economic problems related to the production and distribution of goods and services or monetary and fiscal policy. May collect and process economic and statistical data using sampling techniques and econometric methods.

Career Outlook & Projects ()

According to the BLS, economists employment is expected to grow at a rate of 6.1% from 2010 to 2020

Salary & Wages

  • San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA
    • Total Employment: 210
    • Average Hourly Rate: $52.83
    • Average Annual Salary: $109,880

Survey Researchers

Description

Plan, develop, or conduct surveys. May analyze and interpret the meaning of survey data, determine survey objectives, or suggest or test question wording. Includes social scientists who primarily design questionnaires or supervise survey teams.

Economics Teachers, Postsecondary

Description

Teach courses in economics. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Economics Programs in California

Economics programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

San Diego State University

San Diego, CA
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  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 180 students completed this program

Programs

  • Economics (B,M)

University of California - San Diego

La Jolla, CA
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  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 530 students completed this program

Programs

  • Economics (B,M,D)

Grossmont College

El Cajon, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 7 students completed this program

Programs

  • Economics (A)

Southwestern College

Chula Vista, CA
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  • Type: Community College
  • 10 students completed this program

Programs

  • Economics (A)

California State University - San Marcos

San Marcos, CA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 31 students completed this program

Programs

  • Economics (B)

Palomar College

San Marcos, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 7 students completed this program

Programs

  • Economics (C,A)

Miracosta College

Oceanside, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Economics (A)

The University of America

Murrieta, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Career College

Programs

  • Economics (B,M)

Saddleback College

Mission Viejo, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 13 students completed this program

Programs

  • Economics (A)

Concordia University - Irvine

Irvine, CA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 6 students completed this program

Programs

  • Economics (B)

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