Economics Major

The economics major provides a thorough understanding of economics and business behavior, prepares students for careers in business and government, and sets a foundation for graduate and professional studies. This curriculum allows students to describe and identify fundamental economic concepts, along with primary microeconomic and macroeconomic theories. In addition, students will understand and evaluate financial systems, institutions, markets and securities, while identifying global financial issues and developing solution strategies.

Learning Outcomes

  • Describe and identify:

    • fundamental economic concepts
    • primary microeconomic and macroeconomic theories
  • Understand and evaluate:

    • financial systems
    • institutions
    • markets
    • securities
    • global financial issues
    • solution strategies

View the course catalog for an overview of the general and foundation requirements.