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Drawing from history, philosophy, political science, and mathematics, the Economics program at Fordham School of Professional and Continuing Studies sharpens students' analytic skills while focusing on contemporary real-world economic and social issues.

Economics students choose classes that suit their interests and career path. Hallmarks of the economics program include

  • small class size and excellent professors, many with ivy-league PhDs;
  • a broad array of electives focusing on topics such as global economics, labor and diversity, management, and healthcare;
  • guest speakers from prestigious New York City firms.


Students looking to advance in the workforce will find that job recruiters are impressed by this challenging major. Graduates find careers in:

  • academics
  • corporate business, including retailing; financial and consulting services; and the public sector.
  • Many economics majors go on to do graduate work in law, business, public affairs, and education.

This bachelor's degree program is available at the Rose Hill and Lincoln Center campuses.

Economics Course Requirements

The Economics major consists of eleven courses:

  • ECON 1100 Basic Macroeconomics
  • ECON 1200 Basic Microeconomics
  • ECON2140 Statistics I
  • ECON 2142 Statistical Decision Making
  • ECON 3154 Mathematics for Economics
  • ECON 3116 Macroeconomic Analysis
  • ECON 3118 Microeconomic Theory
  • Four economics electives