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  • Economics Students in ClassThe study of economics will help you develop a critical understanding of issues facing society.
  • It prepares you for a broad range of employment and career opportunities including banking, forecasting, economic analysis, insurance, management, community/economic development or in various levels of government.
  • It is solid preparation for law school or graduate studies in economics or related areas.
  • The demand for economics and finance graduates is expected to be strong at least through the next several years.
  • See the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook for starting salaries for economics graduates.
  • UW-Eau Claire Career Services "What Can I Do With A Major?" has some good information about careers with an economics degree.
  • You can also check out the following outside links about careers for economics majors:

What careers follow the economics baccalaureate?

So, I'm an Econ Major--What's in It for Me?