1. Skip to content

Major: Economics


Introduction

Economics programs focus on the study of the production, conservation, and allocation of resources in conditions of scarcity, together with the organizational frameworks related to these processes.

Specific programs included in this major:

  • Applied Economics
  • Development Economics and International Development
  • Econometrics and Quantitative Economics
  • Economics, General
  • Economics, Other
  • International Economics

 

Typical Degrees Offered

Minnesota schools offer several different award levels for this major. The number of 2014-2015 graduates in the chart below were awarded the following degrees:

Bachelor degree*, 855 graduates

Master degree**, 41 graduates

Doctoral degree, 38 graduates

*This award level also includes post-bachelor's certificates.
**This award level also includes post-master's certificates.

 

Careers You Qualify For With This Major

 

Schools That Offer This Major

SchoolCity
Bemidji State University Bemidji
Metropolitan State University - St. Paul Saint Paul
Minnesota State University Moorhead Moorhead
Minnesota State University, Mankato Mankato
St. Cloud State University St. Cloud
Winona State University Winona

 

Related Majors

 

College Preparation

In Minnesota, your school may have developed a Program of Study in this career area. A Program of Study is an academic and career plan developed by your high school to help move you towards a career and college path. A Program of Study can help you:

  • Select high school classes that prepare you for college and getting a job
  • Understand how the classes you're taking in high school lead to a career
  • Identify extra-curricular activities that are related to your career interest
  • See what classes at your school offer early college credit that will save you time and money towards your college expenses
  • Graduate from high school prepared for your next step toward the career you choose

Learn more about Programs of Study at your high school.

 

Read more about our data.