Master the science of human decision-making.

Economic analysis provides innovative critical thinking needed to solve a diverse range of complex societal challenges. When you pursue an economics education at Westfield State University, you’ll learn to apply theory into practice in a variety of industries, including finance, insurance, sports, labor, and law. 

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  • Member of the International Honor Society of Economics

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    faculty mentorship

  • Versatile and marketable economic double majors 

Experiential learning with expert faculty.

Westfield State University’s Economics Department is led by full-time doctorally prepared faculty with diverse backgrounds in their fields of study who are dedicated to helping you master the science of human decision-making with an emphasis on personalized mentorship. We also provide you with ample opportunities for experiential learning. From student-led research projects to local internships and study abroad programs in Western Europe, Eastern Europe, and China, you’ll learn to apply complex economic theories to real-world challenges. 

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Learn to analyze complex societal problems.

When you study to earn a bachelor's in economics, an economics double major, or an economics minor at Westfield State University, you will encounter a broad range of courses and exercises that will help you critically analyze and evaluate economic issues in local, national, and global contexts. You’ll be a part of a thriving scientific community with expert guidance, peer support, and invaluable opportunities for applied learning. As a WSU economics student, you can expect to:

  • Learn economics through interactive classroom activities, experiments, and independent student research projects
  • Share research findings at local conferences and through honors program presentations
  • Acquire data analytic skills in a computer lab to engage in econometric analysis
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