Department of Economics - About the Department

About the Department

There are currently about 700 students majoring in Economics at Arizona State University. Economics majors vary in their training and interest. Some are studying economics as part of their overall business or liberal arts education. Others view their undergraduate study in economics as preparation for law school. Still others plan to pursue careers as professional economists in government, industry or university teaching and research. Whatever your interests or career goals, the Department of Economics at Arizona State University is committed to providing you with a dynamic and exciting educational experience.

We encourage you to become as involved as possible in the department, to think of yourself as a vital member of the department, and to consider the discipline of economics as your own. We invite you to take advantage of the opportunities that exist for you, such as challenging internships with local businesses and governmental agencies, academic scholarships and awards , and the Student Economics Association (SEA) .