Economics

Offered as a major (B.A.) and a minor

More than just supply and demand.

Study the economic systems that are the lifeblood of our global society.

No matter your career path, your background in economics will bring a comprehensive understanding of economic principles and a realistic grasp of the world economy to the table.

The Curriculum

You will take a sampling of business courses including principles of marketing, finance, organizational behavior, career development, accounting, and statistics.

Advanced courses within the economics curriculum include the history of economic thought, macro-economics, price theory, international economics, and research methods. Students are encouraged to work in internships and on independent projects in order to combine course work with hands-on experience in the world of economics.

Along with internship opportunities, you will also benefit from our research centers, including the Center for Economic Research and Forecasting.


The Professors


Your Future

Along with many other opportunities, economics majors have access to the University’s Economic Research Center which gathers economic data for Ventura County and parts of Los Angeles County. Students participate in and contribute to the formulation and gathering of the data.

Economics graduates may take many career paths, including careers in banking and finance, economic and demographic research and forecasting, and urban planning.

The School of Management also offers graduate courses leading to the master of business administration.

Graduate Schools

  • Cal Lutheran

Employers

  • Bank of America
  • Enterprise Rent-A-Car
  • Homeland Securities Investigations
  • J.D. Power & Associates
  • Lieberman Research Worldwide
  • Merrill Lynch
  • NovaStore Corporation

Career Paths

  • Business Analyst
  • Market Research Associate
  • Research Associate
  • Associate CFA
  • Business Development Representative
95%
of our students are either enrolled in graduate programs or are employed within nine months of graduation.

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