Jun 23, 2024  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2022-2023 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

Department of Economics


For more information about degree offerings by the faculty of economics, visit the Department of Economics webpage.

The faculty of economics offers programs leading to the Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)  and Bachelor of Science (B.S.)  degrees within the Henry Kendall College of Arts and Sciences, and the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (B.S.B.A.)  within the Collins College of Business. Students should consult an economics faculty advisor to select the appropriate program.

Program Learning Outcomes

Students who complete the undergraduate program in economics will:

  • 1. Demonstrate technical competence.

       1.a: Be fluent in the language (jargon of economics) (i.e.-correctly identifying markets, differentiating changes in demand from changes in quantity demanded, etc.).

       1.b: Be competent in using and interpreting statistical and econometric information.

       1.c: Be familiar with the technical aspects of material in selected upper level economics courses (i.e.-identifying various possible equilibria, GTO strategies, etc. in game theory and experimental economics).

    2. Develop their analytical abilities across a wide range of economic schools of thought.

       2.a: Explain key economic concepts, utilize their application, and recognize differences in their content and application across schools of thought.

       2.b: Demonstrate in-depth analysis of complex, advanced knowledge in the field of economics within a certain school of thought.

    3. Awaken their passion for learning with a focus on economics.

       3.a: Apply core theoretical concepts to a broad range of economic issues in a significantly independent research project.

       3.b: Read broadly enough to recognize that there is much to learn and that the potential learning is both enjoyable and relevant to their lives.

Faculty

Chair
Matthew Hendricks

Professors
Scott Carter
Chad Settle

Associate Professors
Matthew Hendricks
Yusi Ouyang

Assistant Professor
Jason Walter

Visiting Assistant Professor
Wanling Huang

 

 

Programs

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    Courses

      Economics