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Economics Undergraduate Studies

The economics major at Fordham College offers students the opportunity to develop a clear and concise way of analyzing a wide range of issues. The discipline draws from history, philosophy, political science, and mathematics. It helps prepare students for a wide array of professional careers.

Program Highlights

  • Analytical core with area studies in international economics, development economics, monetary economics, financial economics, economics and law, and public sector economics
  • Prepares students for diverse careers in business, finance, education, and the public sector
  • Emphasis on strong teaching and small class sizes

Honors Program in Economics

  • Economics majors with a cumulative grade point average of 3.2 and an index in economics courses of 3.3 or greater are eligible
  • Write a research paper in economics and complete the course requirements for the program (year of statistics and mathematics for economists)
  • Highly qualified students should also consider the five-year B.A./M.A. program that allows students to begin their course work towards an M.A. in economics in their senior year of college (B.A./M.A. Program)

Excellent Location

  • Enables a student's educational experience to transcend the classroom through speakers on campus, trips to the financial district, and internships
  • Rose Hill campus is an 18-minute ride on Metro-North to mid-town Manhattan
  • The Lincoln Center campus thrives in the center of Manhattan, minutes away from Wall Street by subway

Contact Us

Rose Hill
Department of Economics
Dealy Hall E-503

Prof. Mary Burke, Ph.D.
Associate Chair, Undergraduate Studies

Lincoln Center
Department of Economics
Leon Lowenstein 924

Prof. Jerome Lahaye, Ph.D.
Associate Chair, Undergraduate Studies

Main Office
Department of Economics
Dealy Hall E-503

Prof Johanna Francis, Ph.D.
Chair, Economics Department