This article is under the series of all Jamb subject combinations. Here is the official Economics jamb subject combination and requirements. If you are having any issue regarding which O’level subjects made up the required 3 subject combinations, here is the answer to your question.
Please take note that for you to become a student in the study of Economics, here is Subject Combination for Economics in JAMB UTME registration. Please take note that we have done a comprehensive research on this issue, to provide a sure help to candidates (who are yet to apply).
JAMB Subject Combination For Economics
Before you can apply for Economics in JAMB, you need the following subjects, which are the correct combinations:
- English Language (compulsory for all courses)
- Economics and
- Any other Social Science subject.
Jamb Syllabus for Economics
It is very important to know that the UTME board is making it essential that you have the mandatory tools, to ensure that you score high in your CBT test. To ensure that you score high, the board provided a syllabus, which is like a curriculum, course (of study), program of study, course outline to provide you with an area of concentration to read.
See the Jamb syllabus for Economics
What is Economics
According to Wikipedia, Economics is the social science which focus mainly on the study of economic activity, which includes;
How people make choices to get what they want, etc.
Economics is also defined as “the study of scarcity and choice”, and this course is truly about an individual choice. Economics is also about the studies what affects production, distribution and consumption of goods and services in an economy. (e.g, Like the Economy of Nigeria)
Economics is also a discipline which help us in answering the above questions. Economics have different definitions, as others have disclosed that it’s the study of scarcity, the study of how people use resources, or the study of decision-making.
Branches of Economics
The two main branches of economics are microeconomics and macroeconomics.
There are a number of other branches of economics:
- Behavioral economics
- Business economics
- Constitutional economics
- development economics
- ecological economics
- economic geography
- environmental economics
- energy economics
- financial economics
- industrial economics
- information economics
- international economics
- labor economics
- managerial economics
- mathematical economics or econometrics
- resource economics
- urban economics
- public economics
- descriptive, theoretical and policy economics
- monetary economics
Top Most Important Jobs for Economics Majors
- Market Research Analyst
- Economic Consultant
- Compensation and Benefits Manager
- Credit Analyst
- Financial Analyst
- Policy Analyst
- Management Consultant
- Business Reporter
You may sound surprised when i listed Lawyers as job opportunities for majors in Economics. The truth is that several lawyers use critical thinking and analytical skills, which help them in preparing their cases. Many areas of law are in dire need of Economics, and these branches of law includes;
- Corporate law,
- Tax law,
- Antitrust law,
- Personal injury and medical malpractice.
These branches all involve the application of micro and macro economic analysis. Hope you’re clarified.