Florida Southern College offers a Economics, Bachelor of Science
programme. Are you good at dealing with conflict? Do you have an analytical mind? Are you curious about how business decisions, politics, social reforms, and international relations impact a society's economic base?If this describes you, consider pursuing a major in economics. Lest you think the study of economics sounds like as much as fun as watching paint dry, think again. It is, in fact, excellent preparation for a variety of careers and graduate programs. Recent surveys of liberal arts colleges and universities indicate that economics ranks among the most popular majors chosen by undergraduates. Why is that? Many occupations require an understanding and analysis of contemporary events-a skill that is enhanced by the study of economics. These include statistical analysis, monetary policy, public finance, economic development, and policy analysis in the public sector. In the private sector, you have even more possibilities, such as foreign-exchange trader, stockbroker, financial consultant, auditor, tax analyst, investment advisor, research officer, bank manager, market analyst, labor-relations manager, journalist, and so on. And the list doesn't end there. Non-traditional opportunities include law, education, environmental science, medical administration, and international affairs. Also, an economics degree opens the door to professional/graduate programs in such areas as business administration, humanities, social sciences, law, public administration, and accounting.just to name a few. As an economics major at Florida Southern, you will learn how to predict future market trends, analyze the relative merits of different possible market structures, and advise governments and international bodies about the likely effects of their economic policies upon individuals, industries, and whole economies.