Economics Major & Minor

The Department of Economics helps students understand economic behavior and how the economy creates wealth and contributes to well-being. Students can study international economies, economic development and growth, labor markets, industries and businesses, financial markets, monetary economics, public policy, environmental economics and other important topics.

Why study economics?
These students can tell you why.


Economics is involved in every aspect of our lives.
Joshua Gottschalk

Economics teaches us how decisions influence our society and economy.
Danielle Berg


Economics is very intuitive once you undertand the basics.
Zack Eichten


Economics opens up opportunities in a myriad of industries.
Erin Peller


Economics exposes you to analytical skills and real world experience.
Jake Braun