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Department of Economics

Enhance your understanding of the economy in which you live by studying the production and consumption of goods and the resources needed to produce and acquire those goods.


About the department

Economics is an exciting and critically important field of study.

If you are considering economics as an undergraduate major, our faculty is dedicated to effective teaching and helping prepare young economists for rewarding careers. The intensive study of economics provides a framework of thinking that will serve you well in a variety of future vocations.

Welcome from the Department Head

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Economics offers undergraduate programs leading to a B.A. or B.S. degree with specialized tracks in economic analyst, economic policy, business economics and financial economics.

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The economics minor pairs well with many disciplines and is a flexible program that can be molded to fit your interests.

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The Masters of Arts program provides an excellent path to a rewarding career or a strong preparation for Ph.D. studies in economics.

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Graduates of our Ph.D. program have had a preference for academic employment, and they have largely been successful on the job market. With a strong grounding in both econometrics and economic theory, they have excellent employment prospects.


Economics of "The Office"

Economics faculty use innovative ways to relate economics to K-State students.