Why Study Economics?
Economics is about choices and the impacts of one's choices on others. Economics provides a way of thinking that can help one make better choices.
Economics provides helpful knowledge for making decisions in everyday life. With economics, one can approach questions, such as how desirable a certain financial investment opportunity is, whether or not to attend college or grad school, the benefits and costs of alternative careers, and the affects of public policies that include universal health care or a higher minimum wage.
Salaries for economics graduates are ranked as one of the highest, alongside Medicine, Engineering, and Law.
We strongly encourage all of our majors to take ECON 210 -- Career Preparation Seminar course to explore potential careers.
Suggested Course Offerings
ECON 450 -- Financial Economics
ECON 453 -- Monetary Theory and Policy
ECON 461 -- Economics of Education
ECON 463 -- Economics of the Labor Market
ECON 478 -- Game Theory and Economics