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    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.


  • Economic Professors, Alumni’s Paper Accepted for Journal

    Oscar Flores, Tonya Jo Hansen, and Economics alumni Rachel Hettich (’03) and Derek Hagen (’05) had the paper “Long-term Benefits of Undergraduate Research in Economics: A Dialogue” accepted for publication by the peer-reviewed journal Perspectives in Undergraduate Research and Mentoring. The paper describes the origin of undergraduate research in Economics at MSU Moorhead and the […]

    Economics Program Has Opened A LASC#7 For Fall

    The economics program has opened Poverty & Discrimination (Econ 305 & Women’s Studies 305), a LASC Human Diversity area goal 7 class. This fall class will meet MW 1:30 to 2:45. The class usually fills quickly so be sure to sign up before you start your summer break.

    Students Present at NACADA Conference

    Taylor Rodriguez, Economics major, and Madhuri Tiwari, Psychology major, presented on the student panel at the Region 6 NACADA: the Global Community for Academic Advising conference held in Fargo on May 9.

    Political Science Honors Graduates, Pi Sigma Alpha Members and 2015 Outstanding Political Science Student

    On the evening of May 5, Political Science held a banquet honoring Spring 2015 graduates and current and new members of Pi Sigma Alpha, the Political Science national honor society. Held at Usher’s House in Moorhead, the event celebrated the Political Science and International Studies programs 18 seniors who are graduating. MSUM Political Science also […]

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