The study of how people us their resources, economists consider a range of factors,
among them labor, land, investment, money, income, taxes, interests and spending.
Why economics at OSU?
The Economic Society and Omicron Delta Epsilon are both student organizations designed
to support economics students at OSU. The Department of Economics and Legal Studies
in Business offers a BA and a BS in Economics through the College of Arts and Sciences.
These degrees give students the opportunity to study economics within the context
of a traditional liberal-arts degree.
With a degree in Economics, you can be prepared for entry into professional schools
(business, law, medicine) graduate programs, or entry-level positions in the private,
government, and non-profit sectors. Our graduates enjoy successful careers in a variety
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The department also offers the Bachelor of Science in Economics through the Spears
School of Business where students combine studies of economics with business courses
in marketing, management, accounting and other business disciplines.