Department of Economics Office Closed

Our staff value face-to-face interaction but the spread of COVID-19 was declared a disaster emergency in Delaware County on March 20, 2020.

Effective March 23, 2020 we have closed our offices but not our services. To access our services please call 765-285-5360 or email us at

Learn more about what the university is doing to respond to COVID-19.

What Can You Do with an Economics Major?

Economics is a very broad and rich discipline that provides tools to analyze a wide variety of issues in business, society, and politics. A major in economics provides excellent preparation for graduate and professional school, including law school, and for rewarding careers in consulting, finance, and other private and public sector employment.

Learn about activities offered outside the classroom to provide a fully immersive and well-rounded education.

Meet our dedicated professors and learn more about their specialized areas of research.

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Department of Economics

Whitinger Business Building

Summer Hours: 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.