Mar 18, 2018  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Department of Economics

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Yassaman Saadatmand, Department Head
Omid Ardakani Chanchal Tamrakar
Jason Beck Michael Toma
Nicholas Mangee Maliece Whatley
Richard McGrath  

General Information

The Department of Economics at Armstrong State University blends the liberal arts with practical skills to provide students with a rich educational experience and a background for intelligent decision making. Students have the choice of a Bachelor of Arts in Economics or a Bachelor of Science in Business Economics. The department also offers minors in accounting, business, economics, finance, and marketing.

B.A. Economics - General Track: provides a thorough understanding of the economy, prepares students for immediate employment in analytically demanding professions, and positions students for graduate study in academic and professional programs.

B.A. Economics - International Track: provides a deep understanding of the international economy, prepares students to compete in a global economy, and qualifies students for policy and professional programs with an international focus.

B.S. Business Economics (General): provides a foundation in economics while emphasizing business applications and entrepreneurship. It prepares students for employment in the private sector and readies them for graduate study in business.

B.S. Business Economics - Marketing Track: Provides a foundation in economics while emphasizing marketing topics and strategy. It prepares students for private sector employment with a focus on marketing in small businesses. It also provides a foundation for graduate studies in business or marketing.

B.S. Business Economics - Finance Track: Provides a foundation in economics while emphasizing financial economics and quantitative analysis. It prepares students for private or public sector employment and also for graduate studies in economics or finance.

Depending on their program of study, graduates are prepared to assume positions in business or government, or pursue professional or post-graduate degrees in business, finance, economics, political science, or law. Internships, departmental assistantships, and scholarships are available.

Special Programs

To graduate with departmental honors in Economics, the student must be a member of the Honors Program, graduate with honors in the core, and complete a senior research project with satisfactory written and oral reports (as judged by a committee of faculty) and must have an economics grade point average of at least 3.5.


    MinorBachelor of ArtsBachelor of Science

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