Truman’s economics program combines theoretical and practical knowledge you can apply when approaching complex, real-world issues. Here, you can study ethical challenges, public policy debates, equity and efficiency tradeoffs, and more. You’ll find professors eager to help you understand the concepts as you learn about the mechanisms that drive economic life.
Degrees and Programs
Undergraduate research is one way economics students at Truman start applying what they learn in the classroom to real-world situations. Research can also be used to distinguish yourself from others in the application process for graduate school or employment opportunities.
Economics at Truman
- Our graduates learn to focus on life’s questions from a variety of viewpoints.
- Economics is excellent preparation for law school, an MBA, and many professional careers.
- Economics majors have the second-highest percentage of graduates with job offers according to the National Association of Colleges and Employers
- Recognition of student achievements through honors like the Outstanding Students in Economics and Economics Departmental Honors