Information for Prospective Students

Economics is a social science and as such an important component of the liberal arts curriculum. It provides a useful background for students interested in careers in public policy, business, or finance. 

The following pages are targeted toward incoming undergraduate students as well as freshman contemplating enrollment in economics classes. These pages provide some information about economics as a social science discipline; advanced placement waivers; research opportunities; and job opportunities for economics or mathematical economics majors.

An overview of what economics is all about.
Minimum scores required to receive waivers from Economics courses.
Opportunities for economics majors.
Opportunities that await graduating economics majors.