The study of economics is an excellent way to acquire problem-solving skills and develop a logical way of analyzing various social problems. The economics major includes coursework in microeconomics, macroeconomics, economic policy, and econometrics. The department of Economics, Finance and Legal Studies offer a broad range of economic courses with a flexible major requirement so the students can choose to take courses that match their academic ability, interests, and career goals. Students with a major in economics are well prepared for advanced study in economics, law, and business as well as careers in business consulting, policy analysis, economic research, and financial services.
The catalog and registration system provide information on the preparation necessary in order to enroll in a specific course. All 300-level courses in the College of Arts and Sciences have either a specific prerequisite course or have the expectation that the student will have junior standing (61 earned hours), or the permission of the instructor, in order to enroll.