Economic logic underlies all business decisions and government policies. At Longwood you'll learn about economic analysis and making decisions about international trade, economic development and growth, environmental regulation, business marketing strategies and tax policy, just to name a few.

Career Path

The hands on experiences using the tools you'll learn at Longwood will give you a competitive edge in any of these jobs

  • Analysts in state and federal governments
  • Bank examiners in Federal Reserve banks
  • Economic developers in economic development offices
  • Analysts in industries such as banking, financial services, business consulting, energy, insurance, and healthcare.

What You'll Study


Explore ways to think critically about typical issues in business and social policy, and how to analyze their implications in one of these concentrations

Minor in Economics

Economics and Business

Enhance your degree in economics by learning accounting and finance, fields that complement economics nicely. This concentration is designed to prepare you for analytical positions in a variety of businesses.

General Economics

If you are looking for a major that allows you flexibility in both course work and career choices, this is the concentration for you. A generous number of free electives allows you to combine the economics major with minors in other fields, for example, communication studies, math, computer science, cyber security or psychology, to name a few.

Economics Minor

Expand your knowledge and career opportunities learning the economic logic underlying business decisions and government policies. You’ll have the flexibility of selecting economics courses that complement your interests, and in just seven classes you will earn a minor in Economics.

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Discover decision-making tools and the skills that will prepare you for analytical positions in a variety of business career paths. 

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