A degree in economics provides excellent preparation for both the job market and for graduate study. Economics is one of the highest paying majors and students are well-prepared for many different graduate programs including MBA programs and law school.
Economics major classes are small, typically between 10 to 25 students; giving students the opportunity to interact with the faculty and receive personal attention throughout the major. The major and minor consist of a core set of courses but the remaining credit hours are fulfilled through different electives. The economics department has a large set of electives covering a wide range of topics allowing you to customize your courses according to your interests.