The goals of the Department of Economics are:

A.  to provide excellence in instruction in both the undergraduate and graduate programs;

B.  to engage in research that contributes to the understanding of theory and practice in all appropriate Departmental disciplines, and to disseminate this research to others;

C.  to enhance the local, national, and international visibility of the Department, College, and University through participation in professional activities and service, internal and external to the University; and

D.  to interact and cooperate with businesses, governments, and nonprofit agencies for mutual benefit through the exchange of knowledge and expertise.