2007-2008 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Jul 18, 2024  
2007-2008 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Economics Department

Old Main, Room 136
(607) 753-4109


Arts and Sciences


Tim Phillips (Chair), Howard Botwinick, Kathleen Burke, Keith Dayton, Joshua Frank, Katherine Graham, Alan D. Haight, Lisi Krall, Biru Paul, Susanne Polley, Judy Sears, Deborah Spencer, Jim Walter, Brian Ward, German A. Zarate

Adjunct Faculty

For a listing of adjunct faculty see the Faculty and Administration section.

Programs Offered

Bachelor of Arts in Economics
Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics
Bachelor of Science in Business Economics
Bachelor of Arts in Adolescence Education: Social Studies and Economics (7-12)

Majors Offered

Business Economics
Adolescence Education: Social Studies and Economics (7-12)

Concentrations Offered

Environmental Management
Financial Management
Human Resource Management
International Business
International Political Economy and Public Policy

Minors Offered

Economics, Management, Political Economy and Public Policy


The Economics Department offers both an economics major and a business economics major. Students may select courses from a wide variety of areas, including international trade and finance, economic development, fiscal economics, money and banking, labor economics, the political economy of race and class, the political economy of women, environmental economics and sports economics.

The department offers two different concentrations that lead to the B.A. in economics: one leads to a traditional economics degree, the other emphasizes international political economy and public policy. Moreover, courses in the economics major may be combined with a professional sequence leading to qualification for initial certification as a teacher of secondary social studies.

The major in business economics allows students with career goals in various management-related fields to acquire the skills necessary for such careers. The major leads to the award of the bachelor of arts or bachelor of science.

Special Features

  • Internships/Cooperative Education
  • Women in Economics Club
  • Omicron Delta Epsilon, Economics Honor Society
  • Economics Club
  • Study abroad opportunities
  • 4+1 MBA program with Clarkson University


  1. Degree Requirements listed here apply to the majors offered by this department. 
  2. Liberal Arts Requirements: B.A. – 90 credit hours; B.S. – 75 credit hours


I. Major

III. Dual Major

IV. Minor