The Economics Program offers Liberal Arts and Sciences courses which focus on understanding the principles of economics for private enterprise market economies, especially the United States economy, as well as the workings of the global economy. The program offers both a major and a minor to students who are interested in a career in economics or business.
Student Learning Outcomes
Students will be able to critically analyze and evaluate issues in local, national, and global economic life using evidence-based arguments
Students will be able to articulate economic models in a multidisciplinary context
Students will be able to demonstrate understanding key economic concept through quantitative reasoning and through written communication
Students will be able to apply economic theory through experiential learning
Students will be able to communicate economic ideas effectively through the use of statistical analysis, through the use of writing, and through the use of oral skills
Students will be able to identify assumptions and assess implications of diverse economic perspectives
Requirements for the Major in International Business and Economics
The International Business and Economics Program provides students with an understanding of the rapidly changing global economy. It concentrates on explanations of the complexities of the business discipline in relationship to the theory of international trade and finance and the changing roles of international institutions (such as the World Trade Organization and the International Monetary Fund). The concentration provides the student with knowledge of the intricacies of doing business internationally. Students will study international marketing and the commerce, trade and investments of international business.