Department of Economics at The University of Michigan-Flint
Economics is a social science that deals with many of the most difficult problems of our time, such as inflation, unemployment, pollution and poverty. As a problem-based discipline, the study of economics enables students to acquire the analytical skills and methodology applicable to a variety of career options.
Economics graduates are in demand in such fields as banking, finance, insurance, and in government and industry. In addition, training in economics provides an excellent background for professional education in law and in graduate schools of business and public administration.
NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
- Need help understanding economics? Find out how to obtain a tutor .
- Why Study Economics? Check out the American Economic Association's reasons for studying economics.
- Want another reason to study economics? According to CNN.com, the average starting salary in 2008 for Economics majors was $52,926!
- At the end of the 2007 Fall Semester, the Economics Department moved to room 220 in the second floor of French Hall. For some of us, moving meant more work than others!
- The new UM-Flint General Education Program begins Fall, 2010. For more information and the list of the courses that satisfy each distribution requirement, click here.