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If you want to see business from all angles—and understand enterprise at a broader level—economics at LVC will give you knowledge and perspective that's in high demand.

Here, you’ll dive into economic theory, micro- and macroeconomics, comparative economic systems, and quantitative analytical methods on your way to a career in almost any industry you choose, whether that’s government, foreign missions, geopolitical think tanks, higher education, global business entities, or even your own ventures.

Need-based departmental scholarships are available.

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In classes, you’ll be taught by leading experts in economics, at a college that’s part of the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). On campus, you’ll be able to join organizations like Phi Beta Lambda to develop your leadership skills.

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Turn Theory into Practice

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What do global citizens and policymakers think about economic issues? Real-world simulations in the European Union project, exploring microfinance in Uganda, or studying abroad in a foreign country can all give you an up-close look at economics on the grandest scale.

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In Their Words

The biggest takeaway from my internship was to ask the ‘why’ behind everything and then ask ‘why’ again. That’s how you start the conversation to making impactful change.
Gabrielle Cressman ’19, Certified Scrum Master and Technical Business Analyst, Webstaurant Store
Gaining real-world experience at the World Trade Center in Harrisburg was valuable—I learned a lot and met many people, including Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf.
Ian McGinnis ’17, Project Finance Associate, Greenskies Clean Energy
Our Economics Program equips students with a solid grounding in economic theory, combined with the applied economics skills needed to excel in various careers. We work with our students to build skills and experiences most relevant to their post-college goals, whether working in the private or public sector or attending graduate school.
Dr. Kshama Harpankar, Associate Professor Of Economics; Director Of Undergraduate Programs In Business, Accounting, and Economics

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