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Maxwell / Department of Economics

Undergraduate Program

The Department of Economics at the Syracuse University has a national reputation of excellence in microeconomic research and analysis of public policies.

Undergraduates may earn either a B.A. degree or a B.S. degree, benefit from an active economics club, receive excellent advising, and are eligible for Omicron Delta Epsilon (an honors society) and awards for academic distinction.

The Department offers two undergraduate degrees, a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) and Bachelor of Science (B.S.). Students benefit from the Department's commitment to teaching excellence, the availability of the faculty, and the presence of our regular faculty in all courses.

Many members of the department have received public recognition for their work. As a group, they have held economic policy positions in government; served as consultants to business, governments, and international organizations; are editors of leading academic journals; and the recipients of numerous recognitions and honors. Students benefit as well from the insights and policy-oriented perspectives these experiences bring to the classroom.

A career in's much more than you think!!

In addition, for select students seeking to distinguish themselves within the Economics major, the Department offers the "Program of Distinction in Economics".