Studying economics will lead you to an understanding of the financial issues that drive local and world events — wealth, poverty, business, politics, stock markets, recession, employment, taxes and more. By developing a broad perspective, you’ll prepare for much more than making a living, you’ll prepare to make a difference.
Through meaningful service and opportunities to travel on extended field trips with our faculty in the U.S. and abroad, you’ll learn about economic challenges facing today’s world, and explore how you can help overcome them. The study of economics prepares you to excel in the continually changing and increasingly interconnected global economy.
In small classes, you’ll engage with your professors to tackle fascinating questions. Maybe your class or research project will address issues such as: