Department Overview

About the Program

This department supervises the following degree programs:

  • Bachelor of Arts in Economics
  • Bachelor of Science in Economics
  • Bachelor of Science in International Economics
  • Master of Arts in Economics
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Economics

Dual Degree Program

  • Master of Public Administration / Master of Arts in Economics

Mission Statement

The Department of Economics is dedicated to excellence in teaching, research, and service. The Department of Economics

  • maintains a research active faculty who engage in quality scholarship that is disseminated through peer-reviewed journals and other publications as well as conference presentations
  • provides undergraduate programs that prepare students for successful careers in the private and public sectors as well as graduate studies in economics, law school, and business programs
  • is committed to rigorous theoretical and quantitative analysis at the masters and doctoral level. Our graduate students will acquire the skills, knowledge and research training needed for successful careers in the academic, private and public sectors
  • provides service at the local, regional, state, national, and international level through a variety of service and outreach activities such as advising, consulting and participation at conference

Vision Statement

The Department of Economics aspires to achieve and sustain national and international acclaim in teaching, research, and service while fostering an educational and professional environment of diversity and inclusiveness in which students and faculty work together to advance the frontier of economic research and its applications.