Department of Economics
About the Department
The Department of Economics offers a well-developed and balanced curriculum encompassing the major schools of modern economic thought. The program at Fresno State is designed to give the student maximum flexibility in the choice of courses offered for the economics major. The department offers theory courses and problem-oriented courses like environmental economics, history of economic thought, political economy, labor economics, international trade and finance, mathematical economics, public economics, women in the economy, regional economics, money and banking, economic development of poor nations, econometrics and health economics.
In addition, students may sign up for an independent study course to pursue in depth any current economic issue or problem.
The department is staffed with eight full-time faculty members with doctorates. Each faculty member has specializations in two or more of the above-mentioned areas of study.
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