Bachelor of Arts

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Bucknell's economics major prepares graduates who succeed in careers as diverse as finance, law, public health and the nonprofit sector. Our small classes, taught by leading experts in international development, macroeconomics and applied microeconomics, immerse students in real-world issues. You'll also have opportunities to serve as a teaching and research assistant, and work side-by-side with faculty who predicted the financial crisis of 2008, and who are exploring important policy issues at the local, national and global level.

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Related Major: Mathematical Economics

The bachelor of science in mathematical economics incorporates economics, mathematics and statistics. Students graduate with the intellectual and the quantitative skills to grapple with questions at the interface of these two disciplines.

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Deepen Your Education Through Internships

Bucknell economics majors have explored career paths and taken their studies further through internships at the New York Stock Exchange, Royal Bank of Scotland, the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry and more. With this practical career experience and the deep knowledge of the economic forces that shape our world you'll gain in your major, you'll be prepared to follow whatever path you choose.

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