WHY STUDY ECONOMICS?
Economists are needed to conduct research, collect and analyze data, monitor economic trends, and develop forecasts on a wide variety of issues, including energy costs, inflation, interest rates, exchange rates, business cycles, taxes, and employment levels, among others.
WHAT WILL I LEARN?
Analyze and study basic principles. Review economic policy decisions and their effects. And get involved -- really involved. Join our Business Club. Compete in the AT&T Stock Challenge. Work on research with your professors.
WHAT CAN I DO WITH A DEGREE IN ECONOMICS?
Our program will prepare you for a satisfying career. Our graduates are working at American Express, banks and financial institutions, and chambers of commerce in large cities. Or, you can go on to graduate school and study law, business administration, or political science.
- Sales analyst
- Investment administrator
- Financial service manager
- Securities analyst
- Market researcher
- Income portfolio manager
- Customer profit analyst
- Economic forecaster
- Research analyst
- Stock exchange
- Manufacturing firm
- Economic research institution
- International trade company
- Government agency
- Real estate agency
- Oil company
ECON 0201Money And Banking
A study of the nature of money and the role it plays in an economic system. The functions of institutions, such as commercial banks, other financial intermediaries and the federal reserve system will also be studied along with the monetary policies of the United States treasury.
ECON 1304Econometrics & Bus Forecasting
This course deals with regression theory covering bivariate and multiple regressions with associated problems such as multicollinerity, heteroscedasticity and autocorrelation. Coverage extends into estimation techniques including simultaneous-equation models.
ECON 1301Poverty And Society
Poverty is a problem confronting most of the world's societies. This course examines poverty from an economic, political, social, cultural and psychological point of view. Special attention is given to poverty and programs to combat it in NorthWestern Pennsylvania.
ECON 1307Economics Of Energy & Environmnt
The course will examine the role of energy in economic development, models of efficient energy management, OPEC behavior and world oil crisis. Coverage extends into environmental issues (air pollution, solid waste, acid rain) and government policies.
The faculty try their absolute hardest to give each individual student a clear path to success.Laura Abreau ’19