The study of economics, through its emphasis on logical and quantitative analysis and communication skills, serves as excellent preparation for students interested in careers in business, law, medicine, government, non-profits, and international relations, as well as in academic roles. Refer to the American Economic Association webpage on undergraduate careers to learn more about jobs that are available to individuals graduating with a degree in Economics. Economics is also a suitable major for those considering graduate study including programs in economics (MA, applied doctorate, PhD), law, and medicine.
Departmental News and Events
Four Rhodes College seniors are competing for the prestigious Thomas J. Watson Fellowship, which provides a $40,000 grant for purposeful, independent exploration abroad. They are Isabel López, Benjamin Oelkers, Anna Parkinson, and Van Tran.
Equestrian Club president Elizabeth Mueller '23 works to create a welcoming experience for all students with different levels of commitment, a restructured budget, a revived competition team, and more.
Rhodes senior Anne Entz, who is the recipient of the prestigious Boren Scholarship, has been studying Mandarin Chinese in Taipei, Taiwan, at the National Taiwan University for the fall 2022 semester.