Economics, BS

Economics is the science of decision making under scarcity and of how societies organize the production and distribution of goods and services. Knowledge of economics contributes to citizenship, cultural and intellectual development, and career preparation. Economics is an analytical discipline that reinforces skills such as decision-making, making logical deductions and statistical inferences, and collecting and analyzing data. The economics curriculum provides an understanding of economic theory and applies the theory to real world problems such as evaluating public policies, analyzing the external economic environments of organizations, and formulating tactical and strategic decisions within organizations. Economics majors will typically find occupations in government, business, education, finance, agriculture, global management, agriculture, diplomacy, or the law.