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College Of Arts And Sciences
Economics
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Why Study Economics?

Help solve some of the most pressing economic issues affecting our society. You'll learn from highly-active and research-oriented professors, whose research influences the reporting of "The New York Times," "The Economist," and "US News and World Report." The department has achieved a worldwide reputation for our Center for Game Theory in Economics, which has attracted many Nobel laureates such as Robert Aumann, John Nash, and Alvin Roth. In order to be prepared for a globalized 21 century, you'll be encouraged to have an international experience as a study aboard or exchange student.

AREAS OF STUDY:
  • Microeconomic Theory
  • Macroeconomic Theory
  • Mathematical Statistics
  • Econometrics

Ready to take the next step?

SAMPLE COURSES:

  • Econometrics
  • Economics of Developing Countries
  • Game Theory
  • Money and Banking

ADMISSION INFO:

As a non-restricted major, there are no additional admission requirements for this program. Please review the general admission criteria related to how you are applying.

After Graduation

Your college decision isn't really about the next four years. We get it. It’s about what doors are opened by your degree and whether those opportunities are what you had envisioned for yourself. Nearly 95% of SBU grads go to professional or graduate school. Here's a snapshot of what life after graduation looks like for some of them.

CAREER OPTIONS:

  • Asset Marketing Specialist
  • Brand Ambassador
  • Data Consultant
  • Financial Analyst

RECENT EMPLOYERS:

  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
  • Reebok
  • Baron Financial Group
  • Merrill Lynch

Interested in this Major?

Department of Economics

Chair: Juan Carlos Conesa

Office: S-601 Social and Behavioral Sciences

Phone: (631) 632-7540

College Of Arts And Sciences
Economics
Back to all Programs

Why Study Economics?

Help solve some of the most pressing economic issues affecting our society. You'll learn from highly-active and research-oriented professors, whose research influences the reporting of "The New York Times," "The Economist," and "US News and World Report." The department has achieved a worldwide reputation for our Center for Game Theory in Economics, which has attracted many Nobel laureates such as Robert Aumann, John Nash, and Alvin Roth. In order to be prepared for a globalized 21 century, you'll be encouraged to have an international experience as a study aboard or exchange student.

AREAS OF STUDY:
  • Microeconomic Theory
  • Macroeconomic Theory
  • Mathematical Statistics
  • Econometrics

Ready to take the next step?

SAMPLE COURSES:

  • Econometrics
  • Economics of Developing Countries
  • Game Theory
  • Money and Banking

ADMISSION INFO:

As a non-restricted major, there are no additional admission requirements for this program. Please review the general admission criteria related to how you are applying.

After Graduation

Your college decision isn't really about the next four years. We get it. It’s about what doors are opened by your degree and whether those opportunities are what you had envisioned for yourself. Nearly 95% of SBU grads go to professional or graduate school. Here's a snapshot of what life after graduation looks like for some of them.

CAREER OPTIONS:

  • Asset Marketing Specialist
  • Brand Ambassador
  • Data Consultant
  • Financial Analyst

RECENT EMPLOYERS:

  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
  • Reebok
  • Baron Financial Group
  • Merrill Lynch

Interested in this Major?

Department of Economics

Chair: Juan Carlos Conesa

Office: S-601 Social and Behavioral Sciences

Phone: (631) 632-7540

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