The Economics B.S. program provides students with cutting edge quantitative skills in economic modeling and data analytics that are highly valued by potential employers. Students develop these skills through the study of complex economic phenomena such as decision-making by individuals and firms, economics of technology and innovation, and regulations and policy making.
In addition to core coursework in microeconomics, macroeconomics and econometrics, students may select from a wide range of electives courses to tailor their curriculum to advance their individual career goals.
Available electives include Health Economics, Environmental Economics, Money and Banking, Behavioral Economics, Experimental Economics, Applied Game Theory, International Economics and Globalization, among many others.
Students who earn a B.S. in Economics will:
- Develop analytical and modeling expertise that is in demand by industry and consulting.
- Learn state-of-the-art research techniques and quantitative methods.
- Gain the ability to analyze, interpret and communicate complex economic and financial data.
- Enhance critical and inquisitive thinking.