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California State University, East Bay
Economics B.A. - Social Science Economics Option

The Economics major prepares the student for a broad variety of careers including those in law, journalism, banking and insurance, government, teaching, and research. The study of economics has become essential in today`s dynamic and complex business environment.

An Economics education provides the student with a logical way of approaching various problems and issues and provides quantitative skills valued highly by employers. The student learns techniques for analyzing contemporary economic problems and develops the ability to exercise sound judgment in evaluating public policy issues. Many of these skills are useful in daily decision-making irrespective of career choice. The broad background developed with the Economics major encourages the student to become an interested, understanding observer of the events of today`s and tomorrow`s world.

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