Economics may be a path for those who are curious about social and business problems, enjoy working with numbers and data, and want to learn how to express solutions to problems through analytical tools, economic theory, and its application to human behaviors.
The Haile/US Bank College of Business economics program provides students with excellent problem-solving abilities and develops student reasoning through the principles and intermediate courses in microeconomics and macroeconomics. Analytical skills are developed through two semesters of econometrics - the quantitative methods that economists use to seek answers to business and policy questions. Students are trained to analyze business and financial conditions, and to understand theories explaining causes of unemployment and inflation.
The objective of the club is to provide students with an area outside of class to discuss economic topics. It also aims to establish a closer tie between students and faculty in economics within the university. The club hosts regional and national speakers, and weekly discussions on current economic topics.
An interdisciplinary project that merges economics, media broadcasting, and music. The objective of the project is to enhance the learning process by allowing students to reinforce basic economic principles through popular media.
“Studying economics at NKU opened my eyes to the role macroeconomic policy plays in public decision making. It laid the foundation for my later study in public policy and my career in education policy and advocacy.”
A graduate in this major has a variety of career options such as: