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The Science of Human Choice, and the Impact of our Choices


Why choose this program?

Why do we make the choices that we do? Learn what it takes to succeed in our increasingly knowledge-based and interdependent global economy by understanding the logical, social and economic impacts of the choices individuals, families, companies and governments make every day.

What will I experience?

  • Explore how society distributes resources to produce goods and services
  • Examine issues such as energy costs, inflation, interest rates, exchange rates, business cycles, taxes and employment levels
  • Grasp the impact of certain everyday decisions, along with the secondary effects and possible unintended consequences
  • Conduct research, collect and analyze data, monitor economic trends and develop forecasts

What opportunities might it lead to?

A degree in economics can lead to employment opportunities in such diverse fields as financial services, banking, real estate, insurance, health care or manufacturing. CHC courses can be the foundation for four-year college studies in various economic fields.

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