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Our Programs

Economics is a behavioral science which focuses on how human beings allocate their scarce resources. An education in economics prepares students for a wide variety of careers in both the private and public sectors, as well as providing an excellent foundation for law school or other advanced degree work.

What Can You Do With An Econ Degree?

Learn how some of our alumni have found success:

Preston Holmes
Preston Holmes

2L J.D. Candidate
Pennsylvania State University School of Law

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Eleanor Hudson
Eleanor Hudson
Federal Trade Commission in the Bureau of Competition

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Paula Gant
Paula Gant

Deputy Assistant Secretary, Oil and Natural Gas
U.S. Department of Energy

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Jake Moore
Jake Moore

Law Student
University of Virginia

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Seminar Series

Fridays at 3:00pm, the Department of Economics hosts speakers from around the country to discuss pressing and practical matters for economics.

Friday Seminar Series Schedule