Elizabethtown College does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, color, religion, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic information, possession of a general education development certificate as compared to a high school diploma, or any other legally protected status. This commitment applies but is not limited to decisions made with respect to hiring and promotion, the administration of educational programs and policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic or other College administered programs. Discrimination or harassment of any kind is strictly forbidden.
Preparation for a career in economics requires a broad background in basic economic theory and an in-depth study of the quantitative tools important to the economist. In light of the emphasis on the quantitative approach to economic theory, students are advised to select courses in mathematics and computer science beyond those specifically required in the economics curriculum. Please refer to the School of Business website for additional information and requirements: www.etown.edu/depts/business/advising.
Student Learning Outcomes for Economics:
Students will be able to:
Demonstrate an understanding of economic theory, institutions, and policy making.
Communicate ideas effectively.
Employ quantitative and analytical skills.
An Economics major requires:
A non-credit program, Backpack-to-Briefcase (completion is managed via JayWeb)