• Kelsey Chapman

    Economics major Kelsey Chapman '15 studies the historical complexity of Israel

  • Rim

    Dr. Rimvydas Baltaduonis publishes article in “Experimental Economics”

  • Sanger

    First-year KJ Sanger teaches grad students in Lithuania

  • Fed Challenge

    Fed Challenge team takes second place at annual competition

  • Finance Competition

    Economics team captures second place at Gill/McDaniel College Finance Case Competition

  • 8th Gondwe Lecture

    Jonathan Ostar speaks at the 8th Annual Gondwe Lecture

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    The Energy Economics & Public Policy class toured the Hunterstown combined cycle power plant in Fall 2013

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    Panel discussion with Ellen Weintraub, Chair, Federal Election Commission and Bob Biersack, Center for Responsive Politics, ”Money Rules: Politics and Policy After Citizen United.”

Economics Programs

The study of economics is more vital in today's world than ever before.  The exchange of and competition for goods and services -- in the United States and around the world -- influences everything from small-scale community decisions to global geopolitics.

Economics is offered as both a major and a minor.

Mathematical Economics is offered as a major.

A liberal arts degree in economics offers a wide range of career options.


Find out more about our programs, explore the courses offered, and meet our faculty.

Learn about GLEE

Gettysburg's latest economics lab easily transforms from a teaching classroom to a research facility. See how, and learn more.


Alumni profile: Jesper Rosenkrans ’07 works abroad

Rosenkrans '07Academic focus: Economics, political science, and globalization studies triple major
Location: Copenhagen, Denmark
Job: Head of the European Fuel Trading desk at Maersk Oil Trading

Rosenkrans (pictured above, left) earned his M.S. in Economics from Copenhagen University. While studying, he worked at the Danish Ministry of Finance before taking a job with AP Moller-Maersk as a Business Development Manager in Maersk Oil Trading. He then joined the trading desk as a fuel trader before assuming responsibility for the European team of traders and operators.

“One of the lessons I learned early during my time in Gettysburg is that life is what you make it. I found that if I had the drive, ambition, interest and passion there were really no closed doors in Gettysburg. It really is about making those four years count, and that philosophy continues in life,” Rosenkrans said.