The study of how people use their resources. Economists consider a range of factors,
among them labor, land, investment, money, income, taxes, interests and spending.
Why economics at OSU?
The Economics program at OSU will equip you with the analytical tools required for
conducting high-quality research and applying economic principles to decisions made
in business, government and daily life. Our students develop a fundamental understanding
of human behavior and master analytical techniques required to expand knowledge in
the industry and research sectors.
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.