Economics is a mathematical social science and as such an important component of both the liberal arts and STEM curricula. It provides a useful background for students interested in careers in public policy, finance, business, and much more -- anywhere that rigorous analytical thinking is required.
We invite you to explore our website to learn more about majors and minors in economics, course offerings, and the opportunities that await.
Here you'll find a general description of what economics is all about, its value to prospective students, details about advanced placement waivers, and research and job opportunities available to majors.
Majors and Minors
The Economics Department offers two majors (Economics and Mathematical Economics) and two different minor programs. Students wishing to declare an Economics major should see Emily Romanello, Undergraduate Coordinator.