Liberal Arts & Professional Studies
Gain the analytical skills necessary for understanding and solving complex economic problems.
This program is offered by the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies on the Keele Campus.
Economic problems arise out of the conflict between an apparently limitless human demand for goods and services and a limited supply of resources for satisfying those demands. Economics combines theory and analysis with attention to practical problems and critical modern issues.
The Economics program will introduce you to the wide range of individual and social problems that arise from this conflict and to the distinctive economic approach to their solution. Our unique teaching approach that blends theory and case studies to give you the in-depth training necessary to apply the analytical and quantitative tools needed to understand complex economic issues. You can create a mathematical and statistical concentration, focus on learning how to model and forecast economic activities, or get a comprehensive understanding of contemporary economics and/or business. You'll also develop skills to analyze practical business problems such as:
- Market forecasting
- Pricing policies
- Strategic financing
- Business development
Study with professors who receive prestigious national and international research grants and who publish in top ranked journals in the field such as The Journal of International Economics and the American Economic Review.
- Complement your study by attending on-going seminars on relevant topics and discover the many job opportunities available to you.
- Join the Economic Student Association. Its primary goal is to make the transition to university easier for undergraduates. The association also works towards providing networking opportunities for future student employment.
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