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Our Programs

Economics is a behavioral science which focuses on how human beings allocate their scarce resources. An education in economics prepares students for a wide variety of careers in both the private and public sectors, as well as providing an excellent foundation for law school or other advanced degree work.

What Can You Do With An Econ Degree?

Learn how some of our alumni have found success:

Eleanor Hudson
Eleanor Hudson
Federal Trade Commission in the Bureau of Competition

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Jonas Crews
Jonas Crews

Research Associate
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

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Alexandra Jelinek
Alexandra Jelinek

Real Estate Manager
DistributionNOW

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George S. Ford
George S. Ford

Chief Economist
Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal and Public Policy Studies

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Seminar Series

Fridays at 3:00pm, the Department of Economics hosts speakers from around the country to discuss pressing and practical matters for economics.

Friday Seminar Series Schedule