Students in this major often join the labor market soon after graduation and enter a variety of business careers; many later pursue MBA, master of finance, master of accountancy etc.
Concentrations:Business Analytics, Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Health Administration, Sports Management, Financial Advising, International Business
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.
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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.
What is Liberal Arts Education and Why Do We Need it Today?
The world needs an education that works. Three alumni working in three different sectors - business, non-profit, and higher education - discuss how a liberal arts education has diversified and enhanced their work experiences.