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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:

Peter T. Calcagno
Peter T. Calcagno

Professor of Economics
College of Charleston

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Bijie(Emily) Jia
Bijie(Emily) Jia

Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics
College of Wooster

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Preston Holmes
Preston Holmes

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

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Christian Daniel
Christian Daniel

(Harvard Law) Judicial Law Clerk
U.S. District Court Middle District N. Carolina

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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