Economics

If money “makes the world go ’round,” economists find out how it happens. Economics is the study of how people create and use the resources they have.

We offer a BA in economics in 2 areas of emphasis. The financial economics emphasis explores financial markets, processes, and theories. The general economics emphasis provides a balanced study of economic activities with specific focus on the free market system.

The economics minor gives you a solid foundation in economic fundamentals.

What Will I Study?

Economics majors will study economic principles, theory, and history; money, credit, and banking; finance and investment; and ethics.

What Can I Do With This Degree?

Studying economics is a good preparation for a variety of careers. Common careers for economics majors include:

  • Economic consultant
  • Teacher or professor
  • General manager
  • Entrepreneur
  • Lawyer

What Are Some of Our Graduates Doing?

  • Vice President, Association of Postal Commerce
  • Metro NY Regional Sales Manager, Merril Lynch
  • Associate, U.S. Trust’s Wealth Management Unit
  • President & CEO, Memorial Credit Union
  • Fraud Analyst II, Bank of America