Economics is the study of how people efficiently satisfy their unlimited wants within the realistic context of scarce resources. This program introduces students to economic principles, which govern consumption, production, distribution and exchange in a capitalist market economy - the US, both at the micro (individual) and macro (aggregate) level, within the dynamics of modern day global forces.

Economics involves analytical training and quantitative reasoning which enables students to successfully evaluate complex real world situations, making this one of the most versatile bachelors degrees to obtain, providing students with a solid framework to transfer to business programs, or pursue degrees in law, public policy or other social sciences.