Requirements for an Undergraduate

Major in Economics with Special Emphasis

Business Emphasis: designed for economics majors who have an interest in sampling the core business courses. Economics majors who are considering pursuing an MBA degree may wish to pursue this program.

International Emphasis: designed for economics majors who have an interest in taking courses with an international perspective both within the Economics Department and in other departments. This program is recommended for Economics majors who are considering careers in international fields, e.g. economic development, international law and diplomacy, international business, or international education.

Public Emphasis: designed for economics majors who have an interest in taking courses with a public policy perspective both within the Economics Department and in other departments. This program is recommended for Economics majors who are considering careers in local, state or federal government; in government agencies, in international bodies such as the United Nations or the World Bank; in pressure groups; in politics; in law; in organizations focused on environmental policy; and in organizations focused on other areas of public policy.

Quantitative Emphasis: designed for economics majors who have an interest in taking courses with a quantitative perspective both within the Economics Department and in other departments. This program is recommended for Economic majors who are considering careers or graduate programs in theoretical and applied economics.