Economics

  • Why Go into Economics?
  • Careers
  • OSU Transfer
  • Why Should You Go into Economics?

    An economist studies the distribution and production of services, goods, and resources through the interpretation and analysis of data related to economics. In pursuit of this education, students begin to understand and perceive effects with unintended consequences. This ability increases decision making skills and enhances job permanence. Skill sets that are inherent in economics degrees are highly sought after by employers, such as; gathering data and utilizing various data analysis techniques, technical writing ability, critical thinking, analytical communication of data, and recognizing behavior in relation to work, production, exchange, distribution and consumption.

  • Career Information

    All career information and statistics listed below are based off of the State of Oregon. For more information go to our Career Coach page.



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  • Transfer to Oregon State University

    Our educational mission is to train the next generation of leaders to tackle the agricultural, environmental, and social challenges of now and the future using analytical models and quantitative analysis. We offer two majors - Agricultural Business Management (ABM) and Environmental Economics and Policy (EEP), as well as three minors: Agricultural Business Management, Natural Resource and Environmental Law and Policy, and Resource Economics.

    OSU Applied Economics Undergraduate Program

    OSU Economics Undergraduate Programs

    Tjodie Richardson
    Head Undergraduate Advisor
    (541) 737-1399

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