College of Behavioral & Social Sciences

Mission

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The mission of the economics program is to achieve excellence in economics education through teaching, research, and service to the University and community. Our program places a strong emphasis on teaching qualitative and quantitative methods which facilitate understanding of economic theory and policy as well as the ability to apply theory to the real world. Extensive student-professor interactions and supportive learning environment are key for our students to acquire the knowledge and skills essential to a successful career path in business, finance, government, education, non-profits, and public policy.