Major in Economics
A major in economics has the educational purpose of efficiently educating students with specialized economic theories and knowledge that respond to a globalized, knowledge-oriented society and the digital revolution of the twenty-first century, in a way that develops capable professionals in economics as needed for the country and the local community. The major enhances the economic mind based on reasonableness and efficiency, and equips people with the specialization and analysis competency of the economy to develop them as the world class human resources needed in the community.
∙Development of capable economic specialists required in a highly industrial and knowledge based society
∙Education on international economics and trade knowledge that responds to the globalization era
∙Education for information and technology to lead the informatization era
∙Development of the human resources needed in the local community including the facilitation of local economics and development of human resources in the small businesses
∙Improvement of practical competencies to make the application of economics easy for current economic activities
∙Realization of learner-oriented, open education and opening a college education for a life-long learning society
∙Realization of practical learning capability through the expansion of an industry, academy and research collaboration with the local community
∙Realization of an education process capable of human resource development with the humanity, virtue and creativeness
∙Steady improvement and development of the education level with the teaching contents and method development reflecting the newest learning method and industrial information
❖Career Paths after Graduation
Economics majors have a high rate of employment since all phases of our society need economics knowledge and the career paths after graduation are wide open. In most companies, employees with economic knowledge are hired, and the government and local governments have economy related departments, as well, there are general administrative positions, and various public institutions, banks, securities companies, insurance companies, economic research institutions, real estate development and investment institutions, consulting institutions, broadcasting companies, newspapers and others who hire people with an education in economics. In addition, there are various qualifications, such as CFP, securities analyst, occupation consultant, appraiser, CPA, futures specialist, insurance actuarial specialist social survey analyst that can be utilized in gaining employment.