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Economics: Production, Distribution, and Consumption.

Economics is the first choice for students seeking cutting-edge careers and life experiences. It encompasses the study of both domestic and global economic issues using both theoretical and applied tools. Economics is the social science that studies the fundamental problem of resource allocation and economic development and combines a fascinating learning experience with great career options and long-term professional vitality.


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Degrees in Economics

BSE in Economics

The Bachelor of Science in Economics is a concentrated program in economics. Its unique feature is that students are advised by faculty members from the Department of Economics to help select an individualized program geared toward their career goals. Those desiring more of a business background may elect to earn a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics.

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BSE in Economics

BA in Economics

Students wishing a more liberal arts background can earn a Bachelor of Arts degree from the College of Business. This allows students considerable flexibility in selecting an educational background suitable for their career aspirations. The curriculum within the department is broad and covers many important areas in economics.

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BA in Economics

Minor in Economics

The Economics Department offers a minor that is an excellent program suitable for any business-related or non-business majors. It provides the academic foundations for all business disciplines as well as helping students develop critical thinking skills. Arts and Sciences students in political science and other policy-related disciplines would also benefit from an economics minor. Please refer to the UofL Undergraduate Catalog for the most up-to-date curriculum for the Minor in Economics.

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Minor in Economics

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Department of Economics
College of Business, Suite 144
University of Louisville
Louisville, KY 40292
Phone: (502) 852-7836

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