Department Learning Outcomes

For the Economics major (BA):

Students will demonstrate:

  1. understanding of economic theories and institutions in both microeconomics and macroeconomics.
  2. the ability to find and interpret economic information and data.
  3. the ability to answer economic questions by applying basic econometric techniques to economic data.
  4. the ability to analyze complex problems and arguments using economic models or reasoning.
  5. the ability to communicate economic arguments in oral and written form following the communications conventions of economics.

For the Mathematical Economics major (BS):

Students will demonstrate:

  1. understanding of economic theories and institutions in both microeconomics and macroeconomics.
  2. the ability to find and interpret economic information and data.
  3. the ability to answer economic questions by applying advanced econometric techniques to economic data
  4. the ability to analyze complex problems and arguments using formal mathematical economic models
  5. the ability to communicate economic arguments in oral and written form following the communications conventions of economics.

For the Economics minor:

Students will demonstrate:

  1. understanding of economic theories and institutions in both microeconomics and macroeconomics.
  2. the ability to find and interpret economic information and data.
  3. the ability to analyze complex problems and arguments using economic models or reasoning.
  4. the ability to communicate economic arguments in written form following the communications conventions of economics.