Economics and Finance at Georgia College
402 Atkinson Hall
Milledgeville, Georgia 31061   

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  A career in Economics…it’s much more than you think! (a short video)

Career guide for economics majors
  Careers for economics majors
ECON students and law school
  Graduate School options for Economics

  Information from the American Economic Association
Rankings of Graduate Programs 

  What are recent Econ graduates doing?  
  Why Major in Economics?
  Wall Street Journal: Econ is a Hot Major
  Who Wants to be a Ph.D.?

Kiplinger 10 Best College Majors for a Lucrative Career (2016)  
Top Degrees for Getting Hired in 2016

The degrees employers plan to hire in 2016
The Five Most Employable Majors (2015)
Want to be Stinking Rich?  Major in Economics.
High-paying college majors to study (2014) (  

2013-14 Pay Scale College Salary Report
The 15 College Majors with the Biggest Payoff--2012 
Top 5 college degrees employers are seeking in 2012 
What the Top 1% of Earners in the US Majored In  (1/2012)  
What's a degree worth?   (8/2011)
Best Undergrad College Degrees By Salary 2010-11 (1)  (8/2011)
Best Undergrad College Degrees By Salary 2010 (2)  (8/2011)
Best Undergrad College Degrees By Salary 2009
Average Starting Salaries for UnderGraduates 2008
Average Starting Salaries for UnderGraduates 2007
Lucrative Degrees for College Grads CNN/MONEY, 4/19/2005
Top 10 degrees in demand CNN/MONEY, 11/12/2004
Most Lucrative College Degrees CNN/MONEY, 7/27/2004

Other Salary Information for Economists
Department Faculty Listing

Major & Minor Requirements (checksheets)
  Graduation application
  GCSU Undergraduate Catalog
 [When choosing your course schedules, keep in mind that orientation (e.g., BIDS 1705, ECON 0001) and activity courses (e.g., bowling, scuba, tennis, jogging) CANNOT be used to satisfy the 120 credit hour requirement.]

Economics Courses
  Schedules for upcoming & past terms

Resources for Students
ETS Major Field Test for Economics
   Research Paper Style Guide
      EasyBib (
The Free Automatic Bibliography Composer)
      Faculty research paper samples
      Student research paper samples
   Online Resources
      Data sources
      Economics books online
      Economics journal web pages
      Business and Economics journal listings

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  Getting into grad school (or getting a job)
Student Organizations
  Economics Club (Faculty Advisor: Dr. Conaway)
  Omicron Delta Epsilon
(ODE) (Faculty Advisor: Dr. Arias)
  Pictures of Economics Students at "official" department functions

Having Trouble in your Economics Course? 
  Try Getting HELP From the GCSU Learning Center

News & Announcements:

Dr. Chris Clark is the department academic advisor for ECON majors.
Dr. Brooke Conaway is the advisor for the Economics Club.
Dr. JJ Arias is the advisor for ODE.




For more information on the economics program at GC&SU, contact Ken Farr.
Last updated on 3/17/16.