Economics

Major, Minor

Degree: Bachelor of Arts

The Department of Economics is dedicated to promoting an understanding of the economic aspects of society and to cultivating in each student the ability to reason about economic issues – to provide a basis for intelligent, responsible participation in contemporary society.

The economics major consists of 10 economics classes with accompanying course work in mathematics. Classes emphasize the connection between economic models and real market applications, helping students hone their analytical, critical thinking, research, quantitative and writing skills.