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Economics Major

Finance, business, government policy and more

When you major in economics at Bridgewater, you’ll take courses covering business, government policy, finance, economic theory and more. You can also choose the financial economics emphasis, to add greater depth in finance.

Specific requirements for this major can be found in the College Catalog.

Required Courses Meet the Faculty

What can you do with your economics degree?

Like many BC graduates, you might enter graduate schools such as:

  • College of William and Mary
  • Eastern Mennonite University
  • James Madison University
  • Radford University
  • University of Richmond
  • Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Virginia Tech

Or pursue a career as a:

  • Bank Advisor
  • Economist
  • Editor
  • Financial Analyst
  • Research Analyst
  • Professor

Learn more about career paths, employment and advancement in the field of economics from the American Economic Association.