Economics is the study of how people make decisions in the face of scarcities.  Economics evaluates topics such as inflation, business cycles, international trade, tax policies, energy costs, the banking system, crime and the legal system, public finance, and economic development.  Students explore economic issues and theories through a variety of disciplines while honing their writing, communication, and analytical skills.


  • Politics
  • Law
  • Business Management
  • Banking
  • Academic Education/Research
  • Finance
  • Government
  • Project Management
  • International Business

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Plan of Study

2018-19 Plan of Study

2018-19 Plan of Study Honors

2017-18 Plan of Study

2017-18 Plan of Study Honors

2016-17 Plan of Study

2016-17 Plan of Study Honors

2015-16 Plan of Study

2015-16 Plan of Study Honors

2014-15 Plan of Study

Department of Economics

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