Resources for Students

Career and Salary Information for Economics Majors

BLS Occupational Outlook Handbook
Careers in economics with a bachelor’s degree
Graduate studies in economics
U.S. Federal Government Jobs

ECON 495 and 497

If you wish to take Independent Study (ECON 495) or Internship (ECON 497), you will need to fill out the appropriate forms and have them approved prior to registering for these courses.

Instructions and Form for ECON 495 – Directed Readings (PDF)
Instructions and Form for ECON 497 – Internship (PDF)

Economic Information Resources

Cook Library Subject Guide

Scholarships

In addition to scholarships offered by the university and college, students may apply for scholarships open exclusively to economics majors. 

CATHERINE BRITT MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

This award is given to an outstanding economics and/or geography student with a preference for combined majors. While students at any level are eligible, students with an established performance at Towson have an advantage. For more information on how to apply, contact the Department of Geography and Environmental Planning.

JEREMIAH J. GERMAN SCHOLARSHIP IN ECONOMICS

The Jeremiah J. German Scholarship in Economics is open to junior economics majors who are entering their senior year. Students must have completed ECON 309 and 310 by the end of the Spring semester. Scholarship is based on academic achievement. Applicants must write a 750-word essay on a topic that will be announced to all eligible students each year. 

DR. TAMARA M. WOROBY SCHOLARSHIP IN ECONOMICS

The Dr. Tamara Woroby Scholarship in Economics is open to juniors majoring in economics with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5. No application form required, all economics majors in their junior year are automatically eligible and considered. The selected student will be notified by the scholarship committee.