The economics major in 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.
- 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
- 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
Sampling of recent internships: (See Internships)
- A.G Edwards & Sons
- The ASTEC Consulting Group, Inc.
- Citigroup, Interactive Marketing
- HSBC Securities Inc.
- Treasury Credit
- Merrill Lynch, Office of General Counsel
- U.S. Sixth Federal District Court with Chief Judge Sandra S. Beckwith
Honors Program in Economics
- Economics majors with 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 BA/MA program that allows students to begin their course work towards an MA in economics in their senior year of college (BA/MA Program)