PCS Economics

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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.