Enhance the Value of Your Degree
No matter your major, coursework in economics can give you a competitive edge when you hit the job market. At Clarkson University, our economics-focused programs go beyond theory and provide the tools to apply the knowledge in any field of study. You will graduate having gained the in-demand skills employers want and a strong analytical foundation to help you achieve your goals.
Why Study Economics at Clarkson?
Economics courses are offered through the David D. Reh School of Business, one of the top business schools in the country according to The Princeton Review and U.S. News & World Report. Our faculty are experts in the field who bring their real-world knowledge into the classroom. You will be exposed to the latest technology being used by economists. Classes incorporate topics in sustainable economic development and are focused on problem-solving techniques.
We offer a variety of interdisciplinary economics-centered majors and an economics minor. You can also select classes from a robust list of offerings, which will help you gain insight into your studies through an economics angle. If you would like to pursue professional opportunities in the field, the Career Center can help you find high-quality internships.
Whether you take one economics class or complete all the requirements for a relevant major, you will set yourself apart for employers and graduate schools.
What You'll Learn
- Courses touch on topics like:
- Causes of Inflation and Unemployment
- Economic Analysis & Forecasting
- Financial Markets
- Game Theory & Strategic Behavior
- Monetary Policy
- Theories of Economic Development