Economics Degree at Ball State University

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Economics Degree

The economics program at Ball State University 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 Indiana colleges that offer economics degrees.

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Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the Economics program at Ball State University, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:

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

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 Indiana

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,...)

Taylor University

Upland, IN
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Economics (B)
  • Development Economics and International Development (B)

Indiana Wesleyan University

Marion, IN
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Economics (A,B)

Earlham College

Richmond, IN
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Economics (B)

Butler University

Indianapolis, IN
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 14 students completed this program

Programs

  • Economics (B)

Marian University

Indianapolis, IN
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Economics (B)

Indiana University - Purdue University - Indianapolis

Indianapolis, IN
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  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 26 students completed this program

Programs

  • Economics (B,M)

University of Indianapolis

Indianapolis, IN
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Economics (B)

Franklin College

Franklin, IN
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Economics (B)

Manchester College

North Manchester, IN
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Economics (B)

Indiana University - Purdue University - Fort Wayne

Fort Wayne, IN
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  • Type: 4-Year Public College

Programs

  • Economics (B)

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