Economics, B.A. | LSU Majors

Economics, B.A.

You have a keen interest in the economy—both domestic and global.

About Economics

Economics is the study of how people choose to use resources. These can include the time and talent people have available; the land, buildings, equipment, and other tools on hand; and the knowledge of how to combine them to create useful products and services. Economics will provide you with analytical skills and a breadth of economic understanding that prepares you for a career in business or government or for further study in economics, law, or public policy.

Concentration Available:

Empirical Economic Analysis

Learn how to define and analyze economic problems using algebraic and statistical methods, and to identify the benefits and costs of a global economy. 

Possible Careers 

  • Economic forecaster
  • Financial advisor
  • Lawyer
  • Professional economist
  • Public policy analyst 

Email or call 225-578-3141 for more information.

Senior College

College of Humanities & Social Sciences

Degrees Available

B.A., Bachelor of Arts

B.S., Bachelor of Science

Course Load by Subject Area

  • Business & Economics:  Medium Intensity
  • Foreign Language:  Medium Intensity
  • Electives:  Low Intensity
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