The Economics program at Trinity combines the traditional cornerstones of economics with the distinct emphases of Trinity’s mission. The curriculum provides all students with the opportunity to become familiar with the macroeconomic and microeconomic paradigm, as well as to develop facility with economic applications in various policy areas. Consistent with the interdisciplinarity of Trinity’s curriculum and its focus on gender, race, and diversity, the courses offered by the Economics program invite students to study the discipline from a variety of perspectives and to understand the historical and institutional context in which both private and public decisions are made. In addition, the Economics program follows the mission of Trinity by providing both breath and depth of study and by encouraging students to develop an ability to abstract, handle data, and critically analyze existing work, both theoretical and applied.

The Economics program supports a minor in the College of Arts and Sciences.

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The Economics program at Trinity combines the traditional cornerstones of economics with the distinct emphases of Trinity’s mission. The curriculum provides all students with the opportunity to become familiar with the macroeconomic and microeconomic paradigm, as well as to develop facility with economic applications in various policy areas. Consistent with the interdisciplinarity of Trinity’s curriculum and its focus on gender, race, and diversity, the courses offered by the Economics program invite students to study the discipline from a variety of perspectives and to understand the historical and institutional context in which both private and public decisions are made. In addition, the Economics program follows the mission of Trinity by providing both breath and depth of study and by encouraging students to develop an ability to abstract, handle data, and critically analyze existing work, both theoretical and applied.

The Economics program supports a minor in the College of Arts and Sciences.

Learn about Trinity’s Inclusive Excellence in STEM initiative.

The Economics program at Trinity combines the traditional cornerstones of economics with the distinct emphases of Trinity’s mission.

Convenient Evening and Weekend Courses Including

ECON 101 Introduction to Microeconomics
ECON 102 Introduction to Macroeconomics
ECON 311 Microeconomic Theory
ECON 312 Macroeconomic Theory

Learn In-Demand Skills

  • Become familiar with the macroeconomic and microeconomic paradigm
  • Develop facility with economic applications in various policy areas
  • Study the discipline from a variety of perspectives
  • Understand the historical and institutional context in which both private and public decisions are made

Prepare for Success: Potential Careers

  • Economist
  • Budget Analyst
  • Financial Analyst
  • Market Research Analyst
  • Business Reporter
  • Lawyer

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