Coordinator: Carmel Coughlan M.B.A.
The Economics major provides students with a solid understanding of the theoretical tools of economic analysis and their application to economics issues which concern individuals, firms and/or nations, either in the domestic setting or internationally. Students acquire the analytical and problem-solving skills needed to investigate and critically evaluate economic conditions and trends.
Within Economics, there are two possible majors. The B.A. in Economics allows students the opportunity to earn a major that builds on the liberal arts foundation of Salve Regina University. It offers students a strong background in economics while at the same time allow the student to double major in another discipline such as Political Science, History, Psychology and the like. The B.S. in Economics familiarizes students with the quantitative tools used in the analysis of economic policy. Additionally, it includes business courses that focus on the application of theory.
Both majors are designed to prepare students for a wide variety of career opportunities in business and government, to pursue graduate study, as well as to become better-informed and productive citizens.