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B.A. Degree in Economics

Successful Business Careers Begin With A Degree In Economics

Businesses thrive with leaders who know how to do more with less.

Examine ways to satisfy the wants and needs of producers and consumers while allocating scarce resources – like money, energy, natural commodities or time – with a BA in Economics.

Today’s global marketplace demands business professionals who understand the links between the world’s economies and its capital investment networks. Let our distinguished faculty help you build a solid business foundation, sharpen your ability to think strategically and increase your marketability in fields ranging from public policy to strategic business management.

Program Specifics

Learn to think critically about the world around you with our BA in Economics. There is a reason Economics is the third most popular major for CEO’s of S&P 500 companies. It enriches the problem-solving and decision-making skills you need to achieve long-term career success. Our program focuses on the study of macroeconomics and microeconomics and emphasizes broad analytical skills, including:

  • Deductive reasoning
  • Decision-making techniques
  • Quantitative analytics and modeling principles
  • National and international economic policies and priorities

Connect with the Business Community

Choose from an array of experiential learning opportunities that include field trips and guest lectures. You’ll also gain valuable practical insights into economics careers through internships with companies including:

  •  Merrill Lynch
  •  TD Bank
  •  NASDAQ OMX Group
  •  The Washington Center

Achieve Success

Graduates in economics have been recently hired by companies including:

• CNBC
• Merrill Lynch
• New York Life
• Lincoln Financial Advisors
• Robert Half International

Contact Us

Dr. Zaman Zamanian
Chair – Department of Economics, Finance & Real Estate
Room 530A
973-655-7399
zamanianz@mail.montclair.edu

Fran Shultz
Secretary – Department of Economics, Finance & Real Estate
Room 530B
973-655-5255
shultzf@mail.montclair.edu