Coordinator: Carmel Coughlan M.B.A.
Designed to develop students’ analytical abilities and raise their social consciousness so that they can better serve others and society, courses in Economics prepare students for a wide variety of career opportunities. The study of economics equips students for careers in the private and/or public sectors. The Economics (B.S.) and Economics (B.A.) majors prepare students for graduate study. Economics courses prepare students to develop concepts, skills, and knowledge necessary for understanding management, marketing, social science disciplines, sociopolitical events, and behavioral patterns in the world. The Bachelor of Arts (BA) and Bachelor of Science (BS) majors in Economics are not subject to the assessment process required for professional accreditation by the IACBE.
Students earning a B.S. in Economics are required to complete the following 19 courses (59 credits):