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The Economics Faculty bring to our classrooms a wealth of teaching expertise and knowledge in the field based on professional experience. Our faculty members are business experts, innovative teachers and dedicated mentors who instruct students on business methods and then apply their teaching through school-sponsored, student-run organizations.

Student Organizations

Students gain hands-on experience, meet new friends, and share some fun outside the classroom through participation in Student Organizations. We encourage students to actively participate in student organizations as an excellent way to develop leadership skills and engage in experiential learning.


Many economics majors are awarded Scholarships for outstanding performance and academic promise. These funds are made available through the generous support of alumni and friends.

Study Abroad

USD's international program offers you the opportunity to live and Study Abroad. Economics courses are taught in many international universities and offered in English so students around the world can participate in these courses. You gain both academic experience and global perspective on universal issues.


A major in economics prepares a student for a Career in business, law, or public service.  An undergraduate degree in economics also provides a strong background for graduate school in economics, business, law, and public administration.