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Economics is the science that deals with the production, distribution and consumption of goods and services. Economics offers a clear and logical way of thinking about complicated issues such as unemployment, inflation, international trade, labor unions, public finance, governmental regulations, antitrust laws, health care, economic aspects of law, urban development, and environmental degradation. The Department of Economics offers courses in all these areas at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. This allows students to tailor their programs to prepare them for their desired careers in business, teaching, government and law.

The Department of Economics offers the Bachelor of Arts, Master of Arts, and Doctor of Philosophy degrees in Economics through the College of Arts and Sciences which is where the department is academically housed

Quick Facts
Number of Faculty: 17
Number of Students: 400 (undergraduate)
Major Offered: Economics
Minor Offered: Economics