Major in Economics
What will happen next in the economy? Financiers, politicians and journalists all turn to economists for the answer. In our program, students will study how scarce resources are allocated to maximize well-being, why prices fluctuate and where and why individuals spend money. For students, an economics degree opens up a variety of career options and a major stepping-stone into higher-level degrees such as law school.
Learn more about the study of economics, careers, and preparing for graduate school from the American Economic Association (AEA).
Our economics majors enjoy a low student to teacher ratio, for a more hands-on and one-on-one approach to their education.
Learn more about what a degree in economics entails with course descriptions and example programs of study.
The economics department is home to a group of highly research-driven faculty all of which are Ph.D. qualified.
Where could a degree in economics take you? Learn more about the salary outlook, potential careers and where our alumni have landed.