Programmatic Outcomes

  1. Students will possess an understanding of the functioning of the economy and be able to interpret and use economic statistics.
  2. Students will be able to state, use, and interpret the core models of economic theory, i.e. macro and micro economic theory, and the history of economic ideas.
  3. Students will be able to apply appropriate quantitative methods in an economic context including the use of appropriate statistical methods to analyze and interpret economic and social data.
  4. Students will be able to carry out a well-structured normative analysis of “real world” public policy issues and demonstrate a clear understanding of key social goals, in particular, the goal of distributive justice as well as efficiency.
  5. Students will be able to demonstrate an understanding of the strengths and limitations of the neoclassical economic paradigm in explaining human and organizational behavior. In particular, students will be able to understand and apply concepts and methods from disciplines such as psychology, political science, sociology, and geography in developing a richer understanding of human behavior and their social institutions.
Assessment Plan
Annual Reports