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Discover the intricacies of how the world works using combining rigorous analytical tools with social issues of equity and sustainability.
At a glance
An Economics degree provides a rigorous analysis of a wide range of real-world problems, such as poverty, inflation, unemployment, pollution, crime, taxes, finance, inequality, economic growth and more. You’ll get an education in economic theory and practical application, as well as a strong liberal arts curriculum that includes arts and humanities, social and natural sciences, advanced composition, and statistics. This well-rounded degree provides the skills needed to analyze problems, generate and test ideas, and develop effective communication and quantitative skills.
Some Career Options
Economics provides you with a broad academic background and critical thinking skills suitable to many fields: education, research, business, government, nonprofit, environmental conversation, international relations, and more.
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College of Liberal Arts recruiter at CLA_Recruitment@colostate.edu or (970) 821-5276 (Text friendly. Please include your/the student’s full name in the message.)
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