The economist studies labor, commerce, enterprise, participation, and exchange and then uses what he or she has learned to make future-oriented, accurate, efficient, and timely decisions on the basis of such environmental scanning.
You’ll be trained in research and arrangement of data, correct analysis and generalization of data, and the application of analytical conclusions to existing business problems.
And since this program is at Franciscan University, your education will include sound ethical formation grounded in the Catholic social justice tradition. From the classroom, where our professors teach with an eye on Catholic social teaching, to the residence hall, to the athletic field, to the missionary field, every activity prepares our graduates for successful careers and faith-filled lives.
Those who pursue the bachelor of arts in economics will take courses that better prepare them for success in graduate programs in economics. Our bachelor of science in economics provides a business-oriented economics education, preparing graduates actually to enter the workforce.
“No matter what you end up doing, you can do it more effectively, more ethically, with an economics degree.”
Stephen Hepburn initially planned to major in theology and philosophy, but with strong encouragement from his parents, enrolled instead as an accounting major. His economics course his first semester made him seriously consider switching majors...