Why Study Economics?

Economic issues and challenges touch all aspects of our society.

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As a student of economics, you will study the ways in which human beings interact with value and scarcity. These concepts influence everything from our individual purchases to how healthcare is distributed to why nations come into global conflicts. The skills and knowledge you gain will become the cornerstone for success in many fields including business, government, law, and education.

Explore these degree options:

5-year BA to MS Dual Degree
M.S. in Economics
Ph.D. in Health Economics

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Industries that hire economics graduates

  • Data Science
  • Securities Trading
  • Law
  • Actuary Science
  • Urban Planning
  • Government/Policy Research
  • Medical
  • Non-Profit Management
  • Business Consulting
  • Banking
  • Supply Chain Management

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Contact the economics undergraduate director, Dr. Steven Russell.