Ever wondered why you can negotiate the sticker price on cars, but not clothes? Interested in understanding how the stock market works and why we put our hard-earned money in it? Our Economics major examines the “why” behind the numbers, providing you with a thorough grasp of how people make decisions and what those decisions might mean for society today and in the future.
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Mick Jagger, lead singer of the Rolling Stones, attended the London School of Economics.
Recent studies show that Economics is one of the best majors to prepare for the LSAT, the Law School Admission Test. Out of 29 majors, the Economics major tied for second (with Philosophy/Theology), trailing only Math/Physics.
Kiplinger’s 2016-17 list of Best College Majors for Your Career lists Finance & Economics as the 7th best college major out of 215, noting the relatively high starting salary and projected 10-year growth in job openings of 15.5%.