Majors & Minors

The major programs the Department offers are:

The B.A. in Economics provides the student with rigorous training in economic theory and public policy. The major provides good preparation for a variety of jobs in the private sector, in nonprofits, and government. It also provides preparation for a variety of different graduate and professional schools.

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The B.A. in Economics - Political Economy Track provides the student with training in economics and political economy. Political economy considers the way that class, power, institutions, and gender affect, and are affected by, economic systems.

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The B.A. in Economics - Applied Economics Track provides rigorous training in economics combined with coursework in business-related fields such as accounting and finance. The major provides excellent training for jobs in nonprofits, the private sector, and government. 

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The B.A. in Economics - Mathematical Economics Track provides rigorous training in economics combined with coursework in mathematics. The major provides excellent training for analytical jobs in the private and public sector. It also provides strong preparation for graduate school in economics.

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In addition, the Economics Department offers three minors: