Get ready — develop expertise in your chosen field and gain the experience and skills you'll need for later.
Grinnell College helps students prepare for the world of business.
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.