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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:

Savannah Silver
Savannah Silver

Law Student
University of Chicago Law School

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Jie Zhang
Jie Zhang

Assistant Professor of Economics
Hunan University, China

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David Dowling
David Dowling

Law Student
Cornell University

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Haley McConnell
Haley McConnell

Financial Planning Analyst
Americas Styrenics LLC

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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