Career Opportunities

Graduates in economics and management have professional opportunities in many aspects of business, including accounting, banking, finance, international business, human resources, marketing and sales, and retailing. The program also provides a strong background for graduate study in law, business, economics, public policy studies and related areas. Albion offers all the courses needed to meet the 150-hour requirement for becoming a certified public accountant.

Special Features

The department spans the worlds of theory and practice. We teach students how to analyze problems faced by businesses, government, or nonprofit organizations; make decisions; and lead. The department maintains a close relationship with the business world, which aids in the placement of graduates.

Departmental Policy on Advanced Placement Credit

Students who earn a 5 on the Advanced Placement (AP) exam in microeconomics will receive one unit of credit for E&M 101. Students who earn a 4 will receive one unit of credit for E&M 191. E&M 191 will not meet the E&M 101 requirement for the E&M major but will count toward the 32 units for graduation.

Students who earn a 5 on the Advanced Placement (AP) exam in macroeconomics will receive one unit of credit for E&M 102. Students who earn a 4 will receive one unit of credit for E&M 192. E&M 192 will not meet the E&M 102 requirement for the E&M major but will count toward the 32 units for graduation.