College of Humanities and Social Sciences


BA in Economics

All students have opportunities for research, global-engagement, public service, and career preparation.

  • Highly motivated students can do an independent research project with a faculty member. They are encouraged to apply to the accelerated master’s program in economics. Read more >>
  • Gain valuable work-related experience by interning at places such as Smith Barney, the International Monetary Fund, ExxonMobile, Merrill Lynch, or BB&T Bank. Read more >>
  • Join the GMU Econ Society, a club for students passionate about economics. Read more >>
Laura Hillard

Laura Hillard, 2019

Taking advantage of a well-rounded education

Laura is double majoring in economics and global affairs and using Mason's many opportunities to her advantage

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Jessica Lowman

Jessica Lowman

Interning with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

Jessica was a trainee energy industry analyst for the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. There she assisted analysts in organizing, reviewing, and developing positions on issues in electric, gas, and oil cases set for hearing or settlement procedures.

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