Economics BA

The Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in economics offers students the opportunity to explore different views and approaches to economic questions and policies. The program’s rigorous structure prepares students for multiple pathways to either enter the workforce after graduation or pursue graduate studies. Economics students develop a number of marketable skills that prepare them to be competitive job market and graduate school candidates, including critical thinking, policy evaluation, quantitative analysis, technical skills with computer software, and written expression. The major is flexible, emphasizes student-centered choices, and is easy to complete in four years. Moreover, the economics curriculum integrates experiential learning and high-impact practices, such as community engagement, internships, student research, and study abroad. The program requires 30 credits in economics (15 credits in residency), with 6 additional credits in mathematics and statistics.