Major, Minor, Courses

An undergraduate degree in economics leads to a great diversity of professional opportunities for those who wish to pursue graduate education as well as for those who want to enter the work force immediately after college. We offer our students a strong theoretical and empirical foundation in economics. Students may major or minor in Economics in our department. The economics major consists of 1 mathematics course, 6 foundation courses, and 4 electives. The electives are divided amongst seven areas of specialization:

  • Law and Economics
  • International and Development Economics
  • Business Policy
  • Public Policy
  • Behavioral Economics
  • Health Economics
  • Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics
  • Financial Economics
  • Quantitative Methods & Data Analysis

More Information About the Health Economics Specialization:

Upon successful completion of the major in Economics and Emory's core curriculum, students receive a Bachelor of Arts.

The economics minor consists of 1 mathematics course, 3 foundation courses, and 3 electives at the 200 level or above.

Questions about the Economics major or minor should be directed to:

Undergraduate Program Coordinator
Rich Building, Room 312

Fax: (404) 727-4639
E-Mail: econungrad AT

Mailing Address:

Emory University
Department of Economics
Undergraduate Program
Rich Memorial Building
Atlanta, Georgia 30322-2240