The University offers a bachelor of arts (B.A.) and a bachelor of science (B.S.) in economics.
This degree program offers the opportunity for concentrated study of traditional economic
theory as well as specific economic and social issues, including:
Government regulation and finance
International trade and finance
Each student works with an advisor to create a customized program that meets specific career goals.
This type of planning is particularly attractive to students interested in pursuing graduate study in
economics, law, business, journalism, or the social sciences.
In addition to coursework, internships and co-op work experiences are available for students
interested in careers in business management, government administration, labor relations, economic
analysis, banking, and urban planning.
Students benefit from small classes taught by award-winning faculty who have a diversity of
specialties. Most hold doctoral degrees—and all engage in research and scholarly publication.
Coursework is further enriched with lectures and presentations by visiting scholars and economists
Other opportunities include the University's Honors Program and study abroad programs—which range
from summer programs to a single semester or a full academic year in over 56 countries.
Our graduates are prepared for a variety of entry-level positions in government, industry, research organizations, and
consulting firms. With experience and an advanced degree, many advance into positions of greater responsibility,
including administration, independent research, and teaching positions at colleges and universities. Most pursue graduate study
in areas such as business, economics, medicine, and law.
Students have many sources of financial support for their studies, including financial aid, work-study programs, veterans' benefits, and special scholarships for entering freshmen and transfer students.
In addition, the Department of Economics offers several scholarships and awards.
Prospective students should contact the Office of Admissions for further information and assistance.
Currently enrolled students should contact the following:
The Catalog of Indiana State University is the document of
authority for all students. The requirements given in the catalog supersede information issued by any
academic department, program, college, or school. The University reserves the right to change the
requirements at any time.