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Empowered analysis of economic behavior, government policies and social institutions.

At DePauw, we resolve to see the world to its full potential by empowering students to reach theirs. As a student of economics, we will teach you to sharpen your senses and analytical thinking skills to influence economic behavior, domestic and international government policies, and social institutions.

In addition to our robust selection of major courses and interdisciplinary minors in international business and business administration, our students embark on experiential learning opportunities off-campus and overseas. Learn about globalization in Copenhagen, study international economics in New Zealand or attend a career-shaping lecture series in Edinburgh, Scotland. Graduate with the tactical knowledge and sophisticated outlook that not only makes sense of the world, but leads it.

Sample Courses

  • Contemporary Economic Problems
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Urban Economics
  • Intermediate Microeconomic Theory
  • Environmental and Natural Resource Economics
  • Applied Game Theory
  • Development Economics
  • Health Economics

Career Options

  • Graduate Programs in Law, Economics and Business
  • Accounting
  • Consulting
  • Management
  • Manufacturing
  • Public Utilities
  • Commerce
  • Education
  • Government

Whatever your major and minor at DePauw, get concentrated business and management experience as a Management Fellows program participant. Benefits include semester-long, off-campus management internship, the Robert C. McDermond Center Speaker Series, the Industry Insights Series and an innovative senior seminar.

Majors and Minors