The mission of the department of economics is to create, propagate, and apply economic knowledge and to contribute to related interdisciplinary endeavors.
Majoring in Economics is valuable because graduate schools and employers often view graduation with an economics degree as evidence of your ability to think logically and critically and your mastery of basic quantitative skills. It also provides a good background for many jobs in business, management, and government.
Undergraduate training in Economics provides a liberal arts education that prepares students for a wide array of interesting career options including:
- Graduate work in business, economics, international relations, law, public policy, or
- Employment in banking and financial services, education, management trainee programs, government administration, and community and public service