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  • Economics Law and Politics

Department of Economics, Law & Politics

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  • Department of Economics, Law & Politics

    The Department of Economics, Law and Politics offers majors in Economics, Political Science and Paralegal. Dedicated and experienced faculty bring a variety of backgrounds and interests within their particular disciplines. Economics majors receive a solid foundational understanding of economic principles and theories and can tailor their studies toward a particular specialty area, such as business, law, education, international affairs, public policy, finance or research. Political Science majors learn about government institutions, public processes, politics and political behavior in the U.S. and other nations. The Paralegal degree is a comprehensive four-year program approved by the American Bar Association, a distinction held by only 74 bachelor degrees in the country.

    Each major provides an excellent foundation for law school or graduate school by enhancing research and writing skills. Students enjoy many opportunities to stretch their education through undergraduate research, internships and extracurricular organizations, and top performing students gain membership into a national honor society related to their major. The Department of Economics, Law and Politics is an academic home that offers both fundamental knowledge for careers and challenges that expose students to unanticipated experiences.