Faculty and Instructional Staff Top of Page

Diek Carlson, Senior Lecturer

Jerry Hembd, Professor

Rubana Mahjabeen, Assistant Professor

Sakib Mahmud, Assistant Professor

Zamira Simkins, Assistant Professor

Economics Program (non-comprehensive) Top of Page

A Non-DBE Minor is Required

The Economics Major works toward developing effective decision makers and leaders in both the private and public sectors through a strong practical business education as well as a comprehensive liberal arts education.

The Economics Major is designed to engage students in critical thinking so they can analyze problems, implement strategies, and contribute to the success of a business organization.

While pursuing the Economics Major, students study under highly qualified faculty members who have expertise in their specialized fields.

The Economics Major instills excellence, builds confidence, and develops strong leadership skills that graduates can use throughout their careers.

Economics Major Requirements (non-comprehensive) Top of Page

33 total credits

Required Core courses (12 credits):

Calculus for Business, Life, and Social Sciences -- 3.00 credits


Calculus and Analytic Geometry I -- 4.00 credits
Business Statistics -- 3.00 credits
Principles Of Microeconomics -- 3.00 credits
Principles Of Macroeconomics -- 3.00 credits

Major required courses (9 credits):

Intermediate Microeconomics -- 3.00 credits
Intermediate Macroeconomics -- 3.00 credits
Applied Economic Analysis -- 3.00 credits

Global Awareness required course (3 credits):

International Economics -- 3.00 credits
Development Economics -- 3.00 credits

Economics Elective courses (9 credits):

Study Abroad -- 0.00 - 6.00 credits
Money and Banking -- 3.00 credits
Transportation Economics -- 3.00 credits
Ecological Economics -- 3.00 credits
Public Finance -- 3.00 credits
International Economics -- 3.00 credits
Development Economics -- 3.00 credits
Comparative Economic Systems -- 3.00 credits
Seminar in Economic Issues -- 3.00 credits

Note:  ECON 430 and ECON 435 can only be used to satisfy one requirement in the major.

Student Learning Outcomes Top of Page

The Economics Program is committed to the UW-Superior Campus Assessment Plan. Economics student learning outcomes and assessment metrics are developed through a collaborative continuous improvement process that integrates input from the campus and business communities. Our program's student learning outcomes are found at the Office of Assessment website.

Admission Requirements Top of Page

Refer to the Economics Admission Requirements found in the Department of Business and Economics Admission Requirements and Policies section of the catalog.