The program of the Department of Economics and Geography is designed to provide students with the tools and concepts necessary to understand our modern economy, to function more effectively as citizens, and to make sound decisions. A major in economics opens the door to a wide variety of jobs in business, government, finance, and the professions. Economics is particularly useful for those students who plan to enter public service or law, or who plan to go on to graduate study. In conjunction with the Coggin College of Business,a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics is offered.
(To research these titles and more go to: (Occupational Outlook Handbook) and see the related print resources in the Career Services Library.
Years Minimum Experience Needed Positions and/or Master Degree
Trade Compliance Analyst
General Career Directions
For updated salary information: http://www.unf.edu/careerservices/Salary_Information.aspx
Entry Level with a
Bachelor’s Degree: $53,906 - From the Summer 2011 NACE Salary Survey (National
Association of Colleges and Employers) Note: starting salaries directly correlate with level of each student's GPA, Internship Experience and professionalism.
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Ability to give
advice on business
Oral & Written
Ability to prepare
& write reports
Associations are important to explore because many offer student memberships
and can give you access to other professionals and their experiences,
research, convention or workshop opportunities, professional development and
most importantly job databases.
American Economic AssociationAmerican Law and Economics AssociationsEconomic Development Council
http://www.careers.state.gov- US Department of State
Local Programs -
Master of Business Administration and other related programs
University of North Florida Barry University Florida A&M Florida
International University Florida State UniversityUniversity of FloridaUniversity of West Florida National Programs - Master of Science in Economics and other related
programsUniversity of AlabamaUniversity of
Other resources for
graduate program research
http://www.gradschools.com/ http://www.petersons.com/ http://www.princetonreview.com/
The College of Arts and Sciences at the University of North Florida offers a Bachelor of
Arts in Economics.
Investigative; Conventional; Enterprising (ICE)
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