About Economics Courses
Economics within the Department of History/Political Economy/Geography/Social Studies is a dynamic discipline that studies how individuals relate to one another and society in the face of scarce resources in order to improve well-being. Economics is a way of thinking—it uses logical thought and quantitative analysis to approach these issues in a rigorous way. In studying economics, you will learn a new way of looking at the world in which you live.
Majors and minors within the Department of History/Political Economy/Geography/Social Studies are:
- Criminal Justice
- Geography (minor)
- Political Economy
- Political Science (minor)
- Social Studies
Courses and Descriptions
Students studying economics have a wide range of courses available to them, including classes in principles of economics, personal finance, money and banking, and international economics.
View the courses and course descriptions in undergraduate catalog.
Courses in economics are designed for those who anticipate careers in business, government or law, and for those who anticipate graduate study. Visit our career development section.