Economics Concentration

Do you ever wonder why election results in the United Kingdom affect Wall Street? Or why higher gas prices cause a spike in your grocery bill? The answer can be found in the study of economics.  More than the connection between finance and government, economics is about human behavior and how the availability and allocation of resources drives our daily decisions. It’s the biggest tool in your business or household arsenal needed to solve the essential societal problem: How do we stay afloat and achieve material prosperity? With economics expertise, you’ll be one step closer to becoming a change agent for your community and the world.

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As an economics student, you’ll analyze the relationships between production, consumption and the distribution of wealth. You’ll become a critical thinker and skilled communicator. Armed with various tools of economic analysis, you’ll make predictions on future business and wealth accumulation. You will also:

  • Discover how microeconomics affects individuals, businesses, and communities.
  • Apply economic analysis to evaluate specific policies and everyday problems.
  • Solve business problems using appropriate quantitative and qualitative skills.
  • Explore fiscal diversity and current global economic challenges.
  • Understand how to use statistical analysis for business decision-making.

Your classroom instruction will be enhanced through internships and top-notch instruction by our experienced faculty and staff.