Academic Catalog

Economics: Public Policy (BA)

Program Description

You will study many vital issues that affect human flourishing in the Economics major at SPU. This major emphasizes development and financial economics, with a focus on decision making, resource stewardship, and policy for allocation and distribution of resources and production. Economics is vital to understanding the firm as a system, and also the broader interaction of firms and households with the macroeconomy and political institutions. 

The Public Policy concentration prepares you to pursue work and/or further studies in public administration, global development, and politics.

New Majors Onboarding

All newly admitted majors must attend this onboarding as an introduction to the School of Business, Government, and Economics. Please make note that there are no substitutions for this degree requirement.