Department of Economics, Law & Politics
The Department of Economics, Law and Politics offers programs in Economics, Political Science, Paralegal, International Studies and Pre-Law. Each major provides an excellent foundation for law school or graduate school by enhancing research and writing skills, offering both fundamental knowledge for careers and challenges that expose you to unanticipated experiences.
Our dedicated faculty members have unique, diverse backgrounds that offer a blend of policy, law, judicial and international affairs experience. They’re actively engaged in government and public processes, and are excited to collaborate with you.
Enhance your education outside of the classroom by getting involved in one of the many active, engaged student organizations geared toward local, state and national politics.
Department of Economics, Law & Politics degrees give you a broad foundation to build on in innumerable ways. From U.S. government or international relations, to public law or economics, you’ll be exceedingly prepared to pursue a career in any facet of your choosing.
Three closely related majors in the department mean you can double or even triple major by taking a small number of additional credits.
ND Heritage Center hosts an exhibit based on ‘The Prairie Post Office’ bookThe Prairie Post Office: Enlarging the Common Life in Rural North Dakota (2017, NDSU Press), by authors Amy Phillips (formerly Social Work) and Steven […]
Flores’ paper accepted for journal publicationThe paper “The Impact of Learning Communities on Freshman Retention” written by Oscar Flores, Economics, and Claudia Sanchez Vela, Universidad […]
Hansen presents economic outlook at Moorhead Rotary Club meetingDr. T. J. Hansen presented “Economic Recovery and COVID-19,” on Tuesday, August 4, 2020, at the Moorhead Rotary Club meeting. […]
Paralegal program professor moderates, presents at workshopAssistant Professor Jean Hannig, Paralegal Program, moderated and presented at a workshop: “Domestic Violence and Family Crisis Intervention” on August […]
2020 Economics graduate awarded assistantship to complete M.S. in Applied EconomicsRebecca Weir, a 2020 MSUM Economics graduate, has accepted a Graduate Assistantship at the University of Minnesota beginning in fall […]