Economics

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of courses in Economics, students will be able to:

  • Identify, analyze, apply and evaluate basic economic concepts, principles and methods.
  • Identify, analyze, apply, compare and evaluate important economic models and theories.
  • Identify and analyze important economic problems and issues, and identify and evaluate relevant economic policy alternatives.
  • Identify and analyze the historical development of the U.S. economy, important economic institutions and the relationship between economic conditions, developments, institutions and policies and social, cultural and political developments.
  • Identify, analyze and evaluate important historical, cultural, and economic factors in the differing economic activities of people in the United States of different races and ethnicities, and identify, analyze, apply, and evaluate alternative theories and related policy recommendations regarding economic inequality based on race and ethnicity.
  • Identify, analyze and evaluate important historical, cultural, and economic factors in the differing economic activities of women in the United States, including women of different races, ethnicities, and sexual orientations, and identify, analyze, apply, and evaluate alternative theories and related policy recommendations regarding economic inequality based on gender, race, ethnicity, and sexual orientation.
  • Identify, analyze, apply and evaluate the economic concepts, principles and alternative economic theories of the nature and development of international economic relations, including international trade and finance, considering important institutions and policies affecting international trade and finance.
  • Identify, develop, apply and interpret the important concepts and methods of descriptive and inferential statistics relevant for economics, the other social sciences and statistical analysis in general.

Program

Major

Courses

Credit, Degree Applicable Courses