In the College of Busniness Economics program you receive a solid foundation in business and in liberal arts.
Economics majors develop strong analytical and communication skills, which are vital for entry-level positions and for future advancement. Economics majors also develop strong critical thinking skills that serve you in your career as well as in all other aspects of life. Here you will acquire the quantitative and computer skills necessary to solve complex business problems.
Economists study how society distributes scarce resources, such as land, labor, and capital to produce goods and services. We conduct research, collect and analyze data, monitor economic cycles and trends, and make forecasts. Our research focuses on issues such as GDP, employment, inflation, interest rates, tax and health care.
Gabriel Manrique - Chairperson
Somsen Hall, Room 319