Economics

Major: Economics
Degree Awarded: Bachelor of Science in Economics (BSECON) or Bachelor of Arts in Economics (BAECON)
Calendar Type: Quarter
Total Credit Hours: 187.0

Co-op Options: Three Co-op (Five years); One Co-op (Four years); No Co-op (Four years)
Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) code: (BS) 45.0603; (BA) 45.0601
Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) code:
19-3011

About the Programs

Economics is at the root of business decisions, government policy making, and global relations. As a course of study, it can lead to diverse career opportunities, and is often viewed as excellent preparation for graduate programs in business, public policy, international affairs, and law. Both the BA in Economics and the BS in Economics programs provide students with an understanding of the market system, as well as economic institutions, policies, and development.

Bachelor of Arts in Economics

The BA in Economics introduces students to modern economics within the context of a broad-based liberal arts curriculum. The degree is oriented toward students with an interest in combining economics with courses in the humanities, and builds communications skills along with clarity of thought and expression. The degree requires that students develop a depth of knowledge in a coordinate field (minor or secondary major) outside of economics.

Bachelor of Science in Economics

The BS in Economics introduces students to modern economics within the context of a general scientific curriculum. This degree is oriented towards students interested in acquiring a broad-based education with a focus on quantitative and professional skills.

In addition to deep coverage of economics, the major includes liberal arts and sciences requirements. Students have flexibility in meeting the degree requirements and may either complete one of the specific economic concentrations (Business Economics or Mathematical Economics) or develop a depth of knowledge in a minor or secondary major field outside of economics. The BS in Economics program provides excellent training for graduate school in economics.

Business Economics Concentration

This concentration prepares students to apply the rigorous methods of modern quantitative economics as professionals in a business context. This program combines coursework in economics and the functional fields of business administration within a general scientific and humanities curriculum.

Mathematical Economics Concentration

This concentration prepares students for quantitative graduate programs in economics and other related fields. This program also prepares students for professional work in quantitative economics or closely related areas, by providing coursework in economics and mathematics.

Coordinate Field Option

As an alternative to choosing one of these concentrations, students may also personalize their degree by developing depth of knowledge in a minor or secondary major field outside of economics such as finance, social sciences, international studies, or natural sciences. Examples of possible coordinating minors include a minor in History or Politics for students interested in political economy or policy studies, a minor in Africana Studies for students interested in peoples of African descent, a minor in Communication for students interested in economic journalism, a minor in Data Science for students interested in the platform economy, or a minor in Global Studies for students interested in development. In addition, students can complete a specialization in business economics or mathematical economics as an area of concentration. 

BS Economics / JD Accelerated Degree Program

Drexel's accelerated BS/BA/JD program enables high-achieving high school students interested in the law to shave a year off their total education and earn their bachelors and law degrees in one year less than those of a more traditional program.

Minor in Economics

The minor in Economics provides a solid background in the application of economic theory to markets. Students complete standard courses in micro- and macroeconomics that emphasize core training in economic decision making. Students also choose a course that applies this training to a specific area such as international economics, behavioral economics, firm and industry behavior, or public policy. This type of analytical training provides a strong complement to many majors, including business fields, and is especially useful for students interested in careers in public policy or law. 

Minor in International Economics

The minor in International Economics is designed for students with varied backgrounds who have a particular interest in learning more about international economics. The curriculum provides students a foundational understanding of economics and then exposes them to advanced topics dealing with international trade, international financial flows, multinational corporations, and other aspects of international economics. The minor complements a variety of degrees, particularly for students interested in applying their major discipline within an international context or within a multinational corporation.

Additional Information

For more information about this major, contact the School of Economics.

Degree Requirements (BS)

While a variety of options are available for study in coordinating fields, two specific concentrations have been developed to address key areas in economics.

  • The business economics concentration
  • The mathematical economics concentration

The requirements for those concentrations are listed beneath the general requirements for the BS in Economics program.

General education requirements
ANTH 101Introduction to Cultural Diversity3.0
CIVC 101Introduction to Civic Engagement1.0
COM 270 [WI] Business Communication3.0
CS 150Computer Science Principles3.0
or CS 171 Computer Programming I
ENGL 101Composition and Rhetoric I: Inquiry and Exploratory Research3.0
or ENGL 111 English Composition I
ENGL 102Composition and Rhetoric II: Advanced Research and Evidence-Based Writing3.0
or ENGL 112 English Composition II
ENGL 103Composition and Rhetoric III: Themes and Genres3.0
or ENGL 113 English Composition III
PSY 101General Psychology I3.0
SOC 101Introduction to Sociology3.0
UNIV B101The Drexel Experience1.0
UNIV B201 [WI] Career Management1.0
COOP 101Career Management and Professional Development1.0
Select one of the following math sequences:8.0
Introduction to Analysis I
and Introduction to Analysis II
Calculus I
and Calculus II
Fine arts elective3.0
Three laboratory science electives9.0
Two English literature electives: (ENGL 200 through ENGL 380)6.0
One history elective4.0
Two philosophy electives6.0
Economics Requirements
ECON 201Principles of Microeconomics4.0
ECON 202Principles of Macroeconomics4.0
ECON 250Game Theory and Applications4.0
ECON 301Microeconomics4.0
ECON 321Macroeconomics4.0
ECON 322 [WI] Economics Seminar4.0
ECON 350 [WI] Applied Econometrics4.0
ECON 360Time Series Econometrics4.0
INTB 334International Trade4.0
INTB 336International Money and Finance4.0
STAT 201Introduction to Business Statistics4.0
STAT 202Business Statistics II4.0
Economics Electives20.0
Select 20.0 credits from any of the following:
Survey of Economic Policy
Economics of Small Business
Economic Ideas
Managerial Economics
International Macroeconomics
Public Finance
Labor Economics
Industrial Organization
Economic Development
Comparative Economic Systems
Mathematical Economics
Resource and Environmental Economics
Money and Banking
Health Economics
Behavioral Economics
Special Topics in ECON
Practice of Environmental Economics
Introduction to Finance
Financial Institutions and Markets
Multinational Corporations
Regional Studies in Economic Policies and International Business
Seminar in International Business
Sport Economics
Urban Sociology
Additional Requirements **
Coordinate Field26.0
Additional courses as required to satisfy a coordinating field (a second major, minor, or one of the two available concentrations below)
Free electives29.0
Total Credits187.0

Mathematical Economics Concentration

ECON 348Mathematical Economics4.0
MATH 123Calculus III4.0
MATH 200Multivariate Calculus4.0
MATH 201Linear Algebra4.0
MATH 210Differential Equations4.0
Select three of the following:9.0-12.0
Introduction to Mathematical Reasoning
Differential Equations II
Numerical Analysis I
Numerical Analysis II
Introduction to Optimization Theory
Actuarial Mathematics
Elements of Modern Analysis I
Elements of Modern Analysis II
Free electives23.0-26.0
Total Credits52.0-58.0

Students selecting this concentration must have satisfied the general educational mathematics requirements by completing MATH 121 and MATH 122.

Business Economics Concentration
 

Required Courses
ACCT 115Financial Accounting Foundations4.0
ECON 330Managerial Economics4.0
FIN 301Introduction to Finance4.0
MIS 200Management Information Systems4.0
ORGB 300 [WI] Organizational Behavior4.0
or BLAW 201 Business Law I
Select two of the following:8.0
Managerial Accounting Foundations
Intermediate Corporate Finance
Investment Securities & Markets
Introduction to Marketing Management
Operations Management
Free electives27.0
Total Credits55.0

Writing-Intensive Course Requirements

In order to graduate, all students must pass three writing-intensive courses after their freshman year. Two writing-intensive courses must be in a student's major. The third can be in any discipline. Students are advised to take one writing-intensive class each year, beginning with the sophomore year, and to avoid “clustering” these courses near the end of their matriculation. Transfer students need to meet with an academic advisor to review the number of writing-intensive courses required to graduate.

A "WI" next to a course in this catalog may indicate that this course can fulfill a writing-intensive requirement. For the most up-to-date list of writing-intensive courses being offered, students should check the Writing Intensive Course List at the University Writing Program. Students scheduling their courses can also conduct a search for courses with the attribute "WI" to bring up a list of all writing-intensive courses available that term.

Degree Requirements (BA)

General Education Requirements
ANTH 101Introduction to Cultural Diversity3.0
CIVC 101Introduction to Civic Engagement1.0
COM 230Techniques of Speaking3.0
COM 270 [WI] Business Communication3.0
COOP 101Career Management and Professional Development *1.0
ENGL 101Composition and Rhetoric I: Inquiry and Exploratory Research3.0
or ENGL 111 English Composition I
ENGL 102Composition and Rhetoric II: Advanced Research and Evidence-Based Writing3.0
or ENGL 112 English Composition II
ENGL 103Composition and Rhetoric III: Themes and Genres3.0
or ENGL 113 English Composition III
INTB 200International Business4.0
MATH 101Introduction to Analysis I4.0
or MATH 121 Calculus I
MATH 102Introduction to Analysis II4.0
or MATH 122 Calculus II
PHIL 101Introduction to Western Philosophy3.0
PHIL 105Critical Reasoning3.0
PSY 101General Psychology I3.0
SOC 101Introduction to Sociology3.0
UNIV B101The Drexel Experience1.0
UNIV B201 [WI] Career Management1.0
College of Media Arts and Design elective3.0
Two Laboratory Science courses **6.0
Political Science elective3.0
Social Science elective3.0
Diversity elective3.0
International Studies elective3.0
Two Modern Language courses (at least through 201 level)8.0
Required Economics Courses
ECON 201Principles of Microeconomics4.0
ECON 202Principles of Macroeconomics4.0
ECON 250Game Theory and Applications4.0
ECON 301Microeconomics4.0
ECON 321Macroeconomics4.0
ECON 322 [WI] Economics Seminar4.0
ECON 326 [WI] Economic Ideas4.0
INTB 334International Trade4.0
INTB 336International Money and Finance4.0
STAT 201Introduction to Business Statistics4.0
Economics Electives20.0
Select five of the following:
Survey of Economic Policy
Economics of Small Business
Managerial Economics
International Macroeconomics
Public Finance
Labor Economics
Industrial Organization
Economic Development
Comparative Economic Systems
Mathematical Economics
Applied Econometrics
Resource and Environmental Economics
Money and Banking
Time Series Econometrics
Health Economics
Behavioral Economics
Practice of Environmental Economics
Introduction to Finance
Financial Institutions and Markets
Multinational Corporations
Regional Studies in Economic Policies and International Business
Seminar in International Business
Sport Economics
Urban Sociology
Classical Social Theory
Coordinate Field (Minor or Major)24.0
Two of the courses in the chosen coordinate field must be 200 level or above.
Free Electives28.0
Total Credits187.0

Writing-Intensive Course Requirements

In order to graduate, all students must pass three writing-intensive courses after their freshman year. Two writing-intensive courses must be in a student's major. The third can be in any discipline. Students are advised to take one writing-intensive class each year, beginning with the sophomore year, and to avoid “clustering” these courses near the end of their matriculation. Transfer students need to meet with an academic advisor to review the number of writing-intensive courses required to graduate.

A "WI" next to a course in this catalog may indicate that this course can fulfill a writing-intensive requirement. For the most up-to-date list of writing-intensive courses being offered, students should check the Writing Intensive Course List at the University Writing Program. Students scheduling their courses can also conduct a search for courses with the attribute "WI" to bring up a list of all writing-intensive courses available that term.

Sample Plan of Study (BS)

4 year, no co-op

First Year
FallCreditsWinterCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
ECON 2014.0CS 150 or 1713.0ANTH 1013.0VACATION
ENGL 101 or 1113.0ECON 2024.0CIVC 1011.0 
MATH 121 or 1014.0ENGL 102 or 1123.0ENGL 103 or 1133.0 
PSY 1013.0MATH 122 or 1024.0Laboratory Science course3.0 
UNIV B1011.0SOC 1013.0Philosophy elective3.0 
  Economics elective4.0 
 15 17 17 0
Second Year
FallCreditsWinterCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
COM 2703.0ECON 2504.0ECON 3504.0VACATION
ECON 3014.0ECON 3214.0INTB 3344.0 
STAT 2014.0STAT 2024.0ENGL 200 - ENGL 3803.0 
History elective4.0Laboratory Science course3.0Coordinate Field course (concentration/minor) or Free elective3.0 
Laboratory Science course3.0 Philosophy elective3.0 
 18 15 17 0
Third Year
FallCreditsWinterCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
ECON 3604.0Economics electives8.0Economics elective4.0VACATION
INTB 3364.0ENGL 200 - ENGL 3803.0Coordiante Field courses (concentration/minor) or Free electives6.0 
Coordinate Field course (concentration/minor) or a Free elective3.0Coordinate Field course (concentration/minor) or Free elective3.0Free electives5.0 
Free elective4.0Fine Arts elective3.0  
 15 17 15 0
Fourth Year
FallCreditsWinterCreditsSpringCredits 
ECON 3224.0Coordinate Field courses (concentration/minor) or a Free electives6.0Free electives12.0 
UNIV B1011.0Economics elective4.0  
Coordinate Field course (concentration/minor) or Free elective3.0Free elective4.0  
Economics elective4.0   
Free elective3.0   
 15 14 12 
Total Credits 187

4 year, 1 co-op

First Year
FallCreditsWinterCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
ECON 2014.0CS 150 or 1713.0ANTH 1013.0VACATION
ENGL 101 or 1113.0ECON 2024.0CIVC 1011.0 
MATH 121 or 1014.0ENGL 102 or 1123.0COOP 101*1.0 
PSY 1013.0MATH 122 or 1024.0ENGL 103 or 1133.0 
UNIV B1011.0SOC 1013.0Laboratory Science course3.0 
  Philosophy elective3.0 
  Economics elective4.0 
 15 17 18 0
Second Year
FallCreditsWinterCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
COM 2703.0ECON 2504.0ECON 3504.0ECON 3604.0
ECON 3014.0ECON 3214.0INTB 3344.0INTB 3364.0
STAT 2014.0STAT 2024.0ENGL 200 - ENGL 3803.0Coordinate field course (concentration/minor) or Free elective3.0
History elective4.0Laboratory Science course3.0Coordinate Field course (concentration or minor) or Free elective3.0Free elective4.0
Laboratory Science course3.0 Philosophy elective3.0 
 18 15 17 15
Third Year
FallCreditsWinterCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
Economics electives8.0Economics elective4.0COOP EXPERIENCECOOP EXPERIENCE
ENGL 200 - ENGL 3803.0Coordinate field courses (concentration/minor) or Free electives6.0  
Coordinate Field course (concentration/minor) or Free elective3.0Free electives4.0  
Fine Arts elective3.0   
 17 14 0 0
Fourth Year
FallCreditsWinterCreditsSpringCredits 
ECON 3224.0Coordinate Field courses (concentration/minor) or Free electives6.0Free electives12.0 
UNIV B2011.0Economics elective4.0  
Coordinate Field course (concentration/minor) or Free elective3.0Free elective4.0  
Economics elective4.0   
Free elective3.0   
 15 14 12 
Total Credits 187

 5 year, 3 co-op

First Year
FallCreditsWinterCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
ECON 2014.0CS 150 or 1713.0ANTH 1013.0VACATION
ENGL 101 or 1113.0ECON 2024.0CIVC 1011.0 
MATH 121 or 1014.0ENGL 102 or 1123.0COOP 101*1.0 
PSY 1013.0MATH 122 or 1024.0ENGL 103 or 1133.0 
UNIV B1011.0SOC 1013.0Laboratory Science course3.0 
  Philosophy elective3.0 
  Economics elective4.0 
 15 17 18 0
Second Year
FallCreditsWinterCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
COM 2703.0ECON 2504.0COOP EXPERIENCECOOP EXPERIENCE
ECON 3014.0ECON 3214.0  
STAT 2014.0STAT 2024.0  
History elective4.0Laboratory Science course3.0  
Laboratory Science course3.0   
 18 15 0 0
Third Year
FallCreditsWinterCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
ECON 3504.0ECON 3604.0COOP EXPERIENCECOOP EXPERIENCE
INTB 3344.0INTB 3364.0  
ENGL 200 - ENGL 3803.0Coordinate Field course (concentration/minor) or Free elective3.0  
Coordinate Field course (concentration/minor) or Free elective3.0Free elective4.0  
Philosophy elective3.0   
 17 15 0 0
Fourth Year
FallCreditsWinterCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
Economics electives8.0Economics elective4.0COOP EXPERIENCECOOP EXPERIENCE
ENGL 200 - ENGL 3803.0Coordinate Field courses (concentration/minor) or Free electives6.0  
Coordinate Field course (concentration/minor) or Free elective3.0Free electives4.0  
Fine Arts elective3.0   
 17 14 0 0
Fifth Year
FallCreditsWinterCreditsSpringCredits 
ECON 3224.0Coordinate Field courses (concentration/minor) or Free electives6.0Free electives12.0 
UNIV B2011.0Economics elective4.0  
Coordinate Field course (concentration/minor) or Free elective3.0Free elective4.0  
Economics elective4.0   
Free elective3.0   
 15 14 12 
Total Credits 187

Plan of Study (BA) 

4 year, no co-op

First Year
FallCreditsWinterCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
UNIV B1011.0ECON 2024.0ANTH 1013.0VACATION
ECON 2014.0ENGL 102 or 1123.0CIVC 1011.0 
ENGL 101 or 1113.0MATH 102 or 1224.0ENGL 103 or 1133.0 
MATH 101 or 1214.0SOC 1013.0INTB 2004.0 
PSY 1013.0 PHIL 1053.0 
  Lab Science (BIO, CHEM, ENVS, PHYS, or PHEV)3.0 
 15 14 17 0
Second Year
FallCreditsWinterCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
COM 2303.0ECON 2504.0COM 2703.0VACATION
ECON 3014.0ECON 3214.0ECON 3264.0 
STAT 2014.0Political Science (PSCI) Elective4.0INTB 3344.0 
Lab Science (BIO, CHEM, ENVS, PHYS, or PHEV)3.0Modern Language 1014.0Modern Language 1024.0 
AWCOMAD Elective3.0   
 17 16 15 0
Third Year
FallCreditsWinterCreditsSpringCredits 
INTB 3364.0Coordinate Field Courses6.0Coordinate Field Courses6.0 
PHIL 1053.0Modern Language 201 or Free Elective4.0Economics (ECON) Elective4.0 
Coordinate Field Course3.0Diversity Elective3.0Social Science Elective3.0 
Economics (ECON) Elective4.0Economics (ECON) Elective4.0International Elective3.0 
Modern Language 103 or Free Elective4.0   
 18 17 16 
Fourth Year
FallCreditsWinterCreditsSpringCredits 
ECON 3224.0Coordinate Field Course3.0Free Electives13.0 
UNIV B2011.0Economics (ECON) Elective4.0  
Coordinate Field Courses6.0Free Electives7.0  
Economics (ECON) Elective4.0   
 15 14 13 
Total Credits 187

4 year, one co-op

First Year
FallCreditsWinterCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
UNIV B1011.0ECON 2024.0ANTH 1013.0VACATION
ECON 2014.0ENGL 102 or 1123.0CIVC 1011.0 
ENGL 101 or 1113.0MATH 102 or 1224.0COOP 1011.0 
MATH 101 or 1214.0SOC 1013.0ENGL 103 or 1133.0 
PSY 1013.0 INTB 2004.0 
  PHIL 1053.0 
  Lab Science (BIO, CHEM, ENVS, PHYS, or PHEV)3.0 
 15 14 18 0
Second Year
FallCreditsWinterCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
COM 2303.0ECON 2504.0COM 2703.0INTB 3364.0
ECON 3014.0ECON 3214.0ECON 3264.0PHIL 1053.0
STAT 2014.0Political Science (PSCI) Elective4.0INTB 3344.0Coordinate Field Course3.0
Media Arts & Design Elective3.0Modern Language 1014.0Modern Language 1024.0Economics (ECON) Elective4.0
Lab Science (BIO, CHEM, ENVS, PHYS, or PHEV)3.0  Modern Language 103 or Free Elective4.0
 17 16 15 18
Third Year
FallCreditsWinterCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
Coordinate Field Courses6.0Coordinate Field Courses6.0COOP EXPERIENCECOOP EXPERIENCE
Modern Language 201 or Free Elective4.0Economics (ECON) Elective4.0  
Diversity Elective3.0Social Science Elective3.0  
Economics (ECON) Elective4.0International Elective3.0  
 17 16 0 0
Fourth Year
FallCreditsWinterCreditsSpringCredits 
ECON 3224.0Coordinate Field Course3.0Free Electives12.0 
UNIV B2011.0Economics (ECON) Elective4.0  
Coordinate Field Courses6.0Free Electives7.0  
Economics (ECON) Elective4.0   
 15 14 12 
Total Credits 187

 5 year, 3 co-op

First Year
FallCreditsWinterCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
UNIV B1011.0ECON 2024.0ANTH 1013.0VACATION
ECON 2014.0ENGL 102 or 1123.0CIVC 1011.0 
ENGL 101 or 1113.0MATH 102 or 1224.0ENGL 103 or 1133.0 
MATH 101 or 1214.0SOC 1013.0INTB 2004.0 
PSY 1013.0 PHIL 1053.0 
  COOP 1011.0 
  Lab Science (BIO, CHEM, ENVS, PHYS, or PHEV)3.0 
 15 14 18 0
Second Year
FallCreditsWinterCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
COM 2303.0ECON 2504.0COOP EXPERIENCECOOP EXPERIENCE
ECON 3014.0ECON 3214.0  
STAT 2014.0Political Science (PSCI) Elective4.0  
Lab Science (BIO, CHEM, ENVS, PHYS, or PHEV)3.0Modern Language 1014.0  
Media Arts & Design Elective3.0   
 17 16 0 0
Third Year
FallCreditsWinterCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
COM 2703.0INTB 3364.0COOP EXPERIENCECOOP EXPERIENCE
ECON 3264.0PHIL 1053.0  
INTB 3344.0Coordinate Field Course3.0  
Modern Language 1024.0Economics (ECON) Elective4.0  
 Modern Language 103 or Free Elective4.0  
 15 18 0 0
Fourth Year
FallCreditsWinterCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
Coordinate Field Courses6.0Coordinate Field Courses6.0COOP EXPERIENCECOOP EXPERIENCE
Modern Language 201 or Free Elective4.0Economics (ECON) Elective4.0  
Diversity Elective3.0Social Science Elective3.0  
Economics (ECON) Elective4.0International Elective3.0  
 17 16 0 0
Fifth Year
FallCreditsWinterCreditsSpringCredits 
ECON 3224.0Coordinate Field Course3.0Free Electives12.0 
UNIV B2011.0Economics (ECON) Elective4.0  
Coordinate Field Courses6.0Free Electives7.0  
Economics (ECON) Elective4.0   
 15 14 12 
Total Credits 187

Co-op/Career Opportunities

The study of economics prepares students for a variety of fields: research economists in banks, government and universities; law; economic development for local government, banks and firms; business management and consulting; government and international agencies, such as the CIA, World Bank, IMF and USAID; and business and economic journalism.

Career Paths and Degree Combinations

Economics provides an excellent foundation for many career options and can also be combined with many other majors and minors in preparing students for great careers.

For example:

Banking and Finance

  • Economics and Finance
  • Economics and Business
  • Economics and Mathematics
  • Business Economics Concentration
  • Economics and Physics

Academia

  • Economics and Anthropology
  • Economics and Psychology
  • Economics and Mathematics
  • Economics and Public Health
  • Economics and Philosophy

Economics Research in Industry

  • Economics and Mathematics
  • Mathematical Economics Concentration
  • Economics and Marketing
  • Economics and Finance

High Tech and IT Industries

  • Economics and Information Systems
  • Economics and Chemistry
  • Economics and Biology

Economics Research in Governments and International Organizations

  • Economics and Environmental Studies
  • Economics and Political Science
  • Economics and International Studies

Law School and Other Graduate School Options

  • Economics and Legal Studies
  • Economics and Philosophy
  • Economics and Political Science
  • Economics and International Studies

Opportunities

Recently, economics students have obtained positions at the following institutions:

  • Federal Reserve Bank, Board of Governors
  • Citibank
  • Vanguard Corporation
  • Deloitte Consulting
  • Black Rock Inc.
  • Tyco Electronics

Visit the Drexel Steinbright Career Development Center page for more detailed information on co-op and post-graduate opportunities.

Dual/Accelerated Degree

Dual Degree Bachelor’s Programs

With careful planning, students can complete two full degrees in the time usually required to complete one. The dual degree option works best in related areas. For detailed information the student should contact his or her advisor.

Degree Requirements BS ECON Dual Degree

Bachelor of Science / Juris Doctor

This program is a modified BS in Economics that allows students to consider a BS/JD degree.

Conditional on successful admittance into Drexel's Kline School of Law.

Due to the complex nature of this program students should work closely with their advisor when selecting courses.

School of Economics Faculty

Marco Airaudo, PhD (University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia). Associate Professor. Computational economics, international economics, macroeconomics and monetary economics.
Patricia Awerbuch, MBA (Drexel University). Assistant Clinical Professor. Performance of on-campus students in an online classroom designed for distance learners; business professors.
Richard Barnett, PhD (University of Minnesota). Clinical Professor. Economic theory, macroeconomics.
Sebastien Bradley, PhD (University of Michigan). Associate Professor. Public finance, international economics.
Mian Dai, PhD (Northwestern University). Assistant Professor. Managerial economics and strategy.
Pia DiGirolamo, PhD (Purdue University). Assistant Clinical Professor. Macroeconomics, international finance.
Shawkat M. Hammoudeh, PhD (University of Kansas). Professor. Applied econometrics, financial economics, international economics, and natural resource economics.
Teresa Harrison, PhD (University of Texas Austin) Associate Dean, Academic Affairs. Associate Professor. Econometrics, public finance, industrial organization, empirical microeconomics including health and nonprofit organizations.
Paul E. Jensen, PhD (Penn State University) Associate Dean, College of Business. Associate Professor. International trade. Primary research interest is international trade, particularly in empirical studies of international trade patterns.
Bang Nam Jeon, PhD (Indiana University) Department of Economics and International Business. Professor. Financial economics, world financial market linkages, foreign direct investment flows in the Asia-Pacific economies, the Korean economy: currency crisis, FDI, and macroeconomic issues, regional economic integration and newly industrializing economies: the
Stephen Joyce, MA (Temple University). Assistant Clinical Professor. Education and human capital.
Andre Kurmann, PhD (University of Virginia). Associate Professor. Computational economics, financial economics, labor economics, macroeconomics and monetary economics.
Christopher A. Laincz, PhD (Duke University). Associate Professor. Economic development, technological change, and growth, industrial organization, macroeconomics and monetary economics.
Vibhas Madan, PhD (Michigan State University). Professor. International trade theory, applied microeconomics.
Roger A. McCain, PhD (Louisiana State University) Co-director. Professor. Computational economics, game theory.
Bruce D. McCullough, PhD (University of Texas Austin). Professor. Applied Econometrics, Data Mining, Econometric Techniques, Reliability of Statistical and Econometric Software.
Irina Murtazashvili, PhD (Michigan State University). Assistant Professor. Applied econometrics.
Eydis Olsen, MA (American University). Clinical Associate Professor. Macroeconomics, political economy.
Tristan Potter, PhD (Boston College). Assistant Professor. Macroeconomics, labor.
Konstantinos Serfes, PhD (University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana). Professor. Industrial organization; microeconomics; game theory
Ricardo Serrano-Padial, PhD (University of California at San Diego). Assistant Professor. Microeconomics theory, information economics with applications in finance, macroeconomics and industrial organization.
Mark Stehr, PhD (University of California at Berkeley) Assistant Director School of Economics. Associate Professor. Health economics, health behaviors, public finance, public policy.
Constantinos Syropoulos, PhD (Yale University) Trustee Professor of International Economics. Professor. International trade, political economy, applied microeconomics.
Yoto Yotov, PhD (Boston College). Associate Professor. International trade, applied microeconomics, political economy.

Emeritus Faculty

Edward C. Koziara, PhD (University of Wisconsin). Professor Emeritus. Applied micro and macro economics.
Bijou Yang Lester, PhD (University of Pennsylvania). Professor Emeritus. Behavioral characteristics of shopping on-line, economic issues of electronic commerce, contingent employment and part-time work, the economy and suicide.
Andrew G. Verzilli, PhD (Boston College). Professor Emeritus. Teaching effectiveness in economics; economics and financial history.
Chiou-shuang Yan, PhD (Purdue University). Professor Emeritus. International economics, input-output analysis.
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