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Economics studies the patterns of economic behavior from the micro to the macro economic level. Please see the course descriptions for the economics courses for more details The main emphasis is on the U.S. economic system and capitalism.


Students who complete the two economics classes offered at Snow College are expected to demonstrate that they

  • know the basic forces of the market system at
  • both the micro and macro levels 
  • know the basics of the various economic
  • models to which the students are exposed 
  • know the basic concepts that underlie micro and macro economics 
  • are familiar with various statistical definitions such as inflation, unemployment, recession, GDP, etc.


The following is a brief list of the many possible careers that someone with a four year degree (or higher) in economics could pursue: teaching, research, business, journalism, politics, consulting, government, law, banking, stock and bond trading.

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