Major in Economics

Major in Economics

You Belong Here

You’re good (no, great) with numbers. You think logically and pay attention to detail. You’re interested in the way the economy affects society, and you thrive  under pressure. Economics may be the major for you.


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Why UC?

Utica College's economics program integrates theoretical and practical economics with broad liberal arts training, providing students with the value-added skills to succeed in a range of professional environments. Part of UC's Business and Economics department, the economics major offers hands-on learning across a variety of disciplines within the department, with excellent facilities - including a full-featured trading room - and opportunities for internships.

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What You’ll Learn

Economics is the study of the production, development, distribution, and management of wealth and of the dynamics of economic interactions between individuals and groups. Economics majors at UC study advanced economic theory, completing their work with a semester-long senior project research paper, focusing on a contemporary social or economic issue.

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Students in the Economics program have access to a full-featured trading room on campus with financial workstations and a 65-foot real-time stock ticker.

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A Degree that Works

The major in economics can open a path to employment in government, business, labor, research, or education. There is a demand for those who are broadly trained in the liberal arts without sacrificing the firm foundation of depth in analytical thinking. This program also provides the basis for graduate work in economics and law, or for training for high executive positions.

This program features internship opportunities and a semester-long senior project focusing on a topic of your choice.

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