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About The Program

As an economics major at LVC, you’ll study how societies produce, distribute, and consume goods and services. The comprehensive curriculum focuses on understanding business operations through instruction in economic theory, micro- and macroeconomics, comparative economic systems, and quantitative analytical methods.

You can tailor your studies to develop specialized knowledge and abilities, while putting theory into action through simulations (including a European Union simulation), case studies, and internship opportunities. The program is designed to prepare students for entry-level positions in government or the private sector, or for graduate school in business, economics, or law.

Why LVC?

  • The economics curriculum conforms closely to the national common body of knowledge recommended by the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) and provides a solid background in the fundamentals of economics.
  • Many economics majors complete minors or second majors from other fields to enhance their career goals and prospects. In some cases, students create self-designed majors with the guidance of their academic advisor.
  • Many economics majors study abroad in one of LVC’s dozen programs, while others elect to gain real-world experience through internships at the Philadelphia or Washington, D.C. Centers.
  • LVC is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs.
  • Economics majors have up to 41 elective credits and can often customize their education.
  • Academic advising is important to our economics faculty; your academic advisor can be critical to your success. Get to know them!
  • Recent economics graduates are employed throughout the U.S., and others are pursuing graduate study in law, economics, and business.
  • Since economics involves understanding complex systems that are a feature of today’s global economy, economists have a wide variety of employment opportunities in government and the private sector.

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