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Courses for Career Prep


Listen to Visiting Professor Keith Robinson, Principal PwC, discuss the importance of writing requirement courses for career preparation.

Read below for common Economics major career paths and the classes you can take while a student at Emory to best equip you for success in these roles.

Investment Banking/Investment Management

Highly Recommended to take prior to recruitment:
  • ACT 210: Financial Accounting
  • ECON 215: Stocks, Bonds, and Financial Markets
Optional but Recommended:
  • ECON 333: Financial Economics
  • ECON 411: Money and Banking
  • ECON 423: Financial Econometrics
  • ECON 485: Financial Markets/Instruments

Management Consulting

Highly Recommended to take prior to recruitment:
  • ACT 210: Financial Accounting
  • ECON 101: Principles of Microeconomics
  • ECON 201: Intermediate Microeconomics
  • ECON 220: Probability and Statistics for Economists
  • ECON 400: Managerial Economics
  • ECON 405: Industrial Organization
Optional but Recommended:
  • ECON 315 (Economics and Psychology)

Economic Consulting

Highly Recommended to take prior to recruitment:
  • ACT 210: Financial Accounting
  • ECON 112: Introduction to Macroeconomics
  • ECON 212: Intermediate Macroeconomics
  • ECON 320: Econometrics
  • Independent Study/Research
Optional but Recommended:
  • ECON 421: Microeconometrics
  • ECON 422: Economic Forecasting
  • ECON 487: Game Theory & Economics Activity

Graduate School in Economics

Highly Recommended:
  • ECON 320: Econometrics
  • MATH 111: Calculus I
  • MATH 112: Calculus II
  • MATH 211: Multivariable Calculus
  • MATH 221: Linear Algebra
  • MATH 411: Real Analysis
  • Independent Study/Research
Optional but Recommended:
  • ECON 421: Microeconometrics
  • ECON 422: Economic Forecasting
  • MATH 346: Optimization
  • MATH 361: Probability & Statistics

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