Economics is a major that is Flexible, Rewarding, Challenging and Rich in Skills

Why Major in Economics?

The choice of a degree is an important decision. Economics is an excellent choice. Economics applies the concepts and methodologies of the natural sciences and mathematics to problems in business, the social sciences and the humanities. A degree in economics has a series of advantages.


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Economics Emphases

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Center for Economic Education

The center is an affiliate of the Minnesota Council on Economic Education (MCEE) and the Council on Economic Education (CEE), formerly known as National Council on Economic Education (NCEE).