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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:

Nicholas Moussalli
Nicholas Moussalli

Investment Portfolio Analyst
Regions Financial Corporation

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Andrew Johnson
Andrew Johnson

Research Analyst
Federal Reserve

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Paula Gant
Paula Gant

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

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Gannon Padgett
Gannon Padgett

Actuarial Analyst
Mercer

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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