First-year student Bazil Mupisiri ’18 makes a difference in Zimbabwe and Grinnell.
The Economics Student Education Personal Committee (SEPC) helps the department coordinate activities for Economics majors and other interested students. The SEPC plans information sessions about the major as well as social opportunities for students to interact, including Pub nights and an annual departmental picnic. Current membership of the SEPC includes:
Natalie Duncombe '15
Rebecca Richman '15
David Jutrsa '15
Bonnie Brooks '15
Ambar Kakkar '16
Jon Cohen ’14 describes the path he took to his independent major in Middle Eastern studies as a happy accident.
Casey McIntyre, managing director at Cambridge Associates LLC, visits campus for interviews and information session March 4-5.
Welcome to the Economics major. On this page, students can find information on the requirements of the major, a description and schedule of current and upcoming Economics courses offerings, and frequently asked questions about the major.
Major Description and Requirements
To complete a major of Economics, a student must complete a minimum of 8 four-credit economic courses. Required are:
China — from impoverished state to the world’s second largest economy, first-year students study the economic superpower’s place in the global economy.
School Year: 2012-2013
Student majors within the program elect a Student Educational Policy Committee (SEPC) every year that assists in the faculty hiring and review process and in planning extracurricular activities, such as visiting lecturers and student colloquia.
2014-15 SEPC members for the Education Department are:
Courses take students around the world, such as biology students studying in the Namib desert and economics students exploring South Korea's rise.