The Department of Economics offers the following programs:
Bachelor of Arts in Economics
The Bachelor of Arts in Economics gives students the tools to conduct insightful analyses of contemporary economic issues. Students are then equipped to apply the economics theories taught in the classroom to specific, real-world situations. The major in economics requires students to choose a content track to further specialize their studies.
This application of theory gives students a broad understanding of domestic and international issues, and industry and government operations. Students are equipped with the tools to develop innovative solutions to specific problems.
Bachelor of Science in Applied Economics
The Bachelor of Science in Applied Economics equips students with the tools necessary to apply economic concepts and theories to explain a variety of situations and decisions. Students gain proficiency in the use of statistical and mathematical tools to analyze and quantify economic relations.
Through the use of quantitative techniques, students develop skills in formulating and estimating economic models. The program also focuses on tools for economic reasoning, as well as building a foundation for empirical analysis.
Concentration in Economics
Bryant's concentration in economics stresses the interdisciplinary implications of economics. Analytical techniques encouraging critical thinking and economic theory are used in conjunction to interpret a range of economic events.
The Economics concentration is an effective complement to other business or liberal arts areas of study.
Minor in Economics
Minoring in economics provides students with skills that can be applied to areas of business, law, and other liberal studies. Bryant's minor in economics follows two primary objectives: the interdisciplinary implications of economics and a core competency that integrates critical thinking, human capabilities, ethical sensibilities, and personal resourcefulness.