Economics is the science that deals with the production, distribution and consumption of goods and services. Economics offers a clear and logical way of thinking about complicated issues such as unemployment, inflation, international trade, labor unions, public finance, governmental regulations, antitrust laws, health care, economic aspects of law, urban development, and environmental degradation. The Department of Economics offers courses in all these areas at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. This allows students to tailor their programs to prepare them for their desired careers in business, teaching, government and law.
The Department of Economics offers two undergraduate degrees: the traditional Bachelor of Arts in Economics as well as the more quantitative Bachelor of Science in Econometrics and Quantitative Economics (a STEM degree). Our graduate programs include the Master of Arts, and Doctor of Philosophy degrees in Economics. The Department is academically housed in the College of Arts and Sciences.
Quick Facts Number of Faculty: 20
Number of Students: 598 (undergraduate); 22 (graduate)