Undergraduate Academic Programs

Economics is a versatile major that develops analytical and quantitative abilities while learning about the functioning of the economy. A degree in economics is a good way to prepare for a wide range of career options. Economics examines how individuals and societies choose to employ scarce resources; it is not simply the study of money, as is sometimes mistakenly believed. The department offers elective courses on everything from government regulation of the economy to the economics of crime.

The Economics Department offers the following undergraduate degrees:

The department also offers a minor in economics and opportunities for graduating with Special Honors. For more information on undergraduate program requirements, please visit our frequently asked questions.

Summer 2017 Undergraduate Advising

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Transfer Credit Approval

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Economics Honor Society

ODE Economics Honors Society Website

Want to network with other economics students at GW? Join GW's Omicron Delta Epsilon Economics Honor Society, the largest honor society in the United States. The society includes many notable scholars, professionals, and world leaders.