Department of Economics

Department of Economics

We are a growing and vibrant department providing the highest quality education, with faculty actively participating in scholarship.  Scholarship activities of our faculty members include environmental and natural resource economics, international and development economics, energy economics, economic history and economic policy. Given the breadth of expertise of our faculty, we are able to offer a wide range of courses. Our faculty is committed to foster a strong sense of community, and students enjoy extensive interaction with faculty members.  The Department of Economics at Chico State University is committed to student intellectual development. The faculty members engage their students in research projects on topics that include important contributions to local, regional, national, and international issues and policy analysis.

Advising Schedule for Fall 2022

Department Chair and Advisor:  Pete Tsournos,

  • Mondays and Wednesday 11:00-12:00 – In-person appointment via Bookings (link below)
  • Wednesdays 3:15-4:30 – Zoom appointment via Bookings (link below)

You can sign up for the appointment via the link below.  Be sure to click on the type of advising you are booking, Virtual or In-person, at the top of the page.  This will allow you to see available time slots. 

Click here to schedule an appointment for Econ advising.

If you don’t see a time that works for you, please email Kathy at and she will help find an alternative time that will work for both you and Pete.