Students in this major often join the labor market soon after graduation and enter a variety of business careers such as accounting, finance, market research, consulting, etc.; many later pursue MBA, master of finance, master of accountancy etc.
For students interested in graduate study in economics or becoming professional economists; strong mathematics requirement.
Quantitative Economics Major
Strong emphasis on quantitative skill and data analytics; also qualifies as a STEM major (so international students in this major are eligible to apply for 2-year extension to their 1-year Optional Practical Training).
International Political Economics Major
For students interested in an international career such as international business, international development, or global market research; requires courses with international content from various disciplines.
Our alumni lead financially successful and meaningful careers. See our After Beloit page for career outcomes and alumni stories.
Beloit econ graduates median early career salary: $79,500
Beloit econ graduates median mid-career salary: $161,600
79% of Econ alumni report that their work makes the world a better place
Big ideas, practical applications, and a few gentle nudges
Beloit’s student-centric culture, broad liberal arts focus, and strategic nudges from mentors helped Karla Magana Figueroa’13 get the most out of her Beloit education. While everyone may not immediately connect a liberal arts education with a career in corporate America, she’s found it to be a perfect fit for the wide-ranging projects she’s worked on as a consultant, first for IBM, then for Ernst & Young.
Selling Out: Using creativity & empathy to reshape Fortune 500 businesses (workshop 1 of 2)
This is a workshop for Arts Channel and Business and Entrepreneurship Channel Students. The workshop is led by Aaron Bauhs, 2005, Associate Partner with IBM Consulting. Workshop 1 of 2 will teach you how to get corporations to think like humans to improve people’s lives. Workshop will be highly interactive and will solve actual challenges in real-time.