The economics department offers a broad-based curriculum that provides students with a solid foundational understanding of economic principles and theories and the ability to tailor their studies toward a particular specialty area, such as business, law, education, international affairs, public policy, finance or research.Students who strive for academic achievement will receive mentoring,
guidance and a commitment from faculty members to be successful in their chosen career path. Our economics graduates are
poised to excel in law school, graduate programs and a variety of career
fields such as law, finance, government and business.
Courses are taught by dedicated, highly educated professors who have vast experience in economics and a variety of interest areas. Students have significant opportunities for professional development through involvement in the Center for Economic Education, the Eastern Economic Association Conference, and Econ Society, which provides opportunities to interact with fellow students and faculty, increase awareness and appreciation of economics and gain insights from experts in the field.
Three Economics students presented at the undergraduate student sessions of the Eastern Economic Association meetings in New York City. Cody Rittenhouse studied the relationship between business climate across states and poverty rates; Cody found that states with better business climate as measured by Forbes magazine have lower poverty rates. Aaron Vanyo developed a Genuine Progress […]
During the month of February, the Economic Society is hosting a phone drive for the Rape and Abuse Crisis Center in support of preventing Rape and Abuse of all types. Donate your unwanted cellphones, cellphone accessories, and chargers at one of our donation boxes across campus. All donations by the Economic Society and Soroptimists International […]
Monday, Oct. 10 | 7 p.m. | King Hall What does economic research say about the impact of immigration on U.S. wages and employment? Oscar Flores will address this and other questions regarding immigration in his talk “The Economic Impact of Immigration on the American Economy.”
Marie Veillette, December 2015 MSUM graduate, received notification that a paper she wrote as an undergraduate will be published in an upcoming issue of the “Undergraduate Economic Review.” “The value of life: Explaining high spending on end-of-life care,” was developed as part of an Issues in Health Care Economics course taught by Dr. T. J. […]
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM - Bridges Hall BR 0361 Classroom
12:00 PM to 4:00 PM - Bridges Hall BR 0362 Classroom/Lab